Many of you know this shortcut virus.
Its been really annoying for some peeps
What does the Virus do?
The shortcut virus automatically changes folders & sometimes files into a shortcut which can neither be opened nor run.
And sometimes an Antivirus might not just be enough to protect you from this Virus.
I would be showing you how to remove and get rid of this naughty annoying Pc VirusLets get started
First and foremost,it's advisable you update your Anti-virus to see how it all goes and if this doesn't solve the issue,you can proceed to the methods below.
- Apart from updating your Antivirus,there are some software's capable of getting rid of this virus.
The best of them are listed below So,download any of those and follow the instructions on the sites to use them.
- Manual fixes are also available to solve this problem.Therefore,you can make use of any method you consider easier.
- a.)Insert whichever drive is infected by this virus into your system and check the drive's extension i.e A: .... Z: from ‘My Computer’
Click Start » Run / Winkey+R and type cmd in the textbox provided - Hit Enter.
c.)Copy paste the code below into the command prompt and hit 'Enter'.
attrib -h -r -s /s /d E:\*.*
to your drive's extension.)
d.)Now,check to confirm that the virus has been completely cleared-off.
Else,you can use this alternative.
a.)Go to the control panel to untick “Hide protected operating system files”
or simply use the search box.
b.)Navigate to “C:\Windows\System32”
and manually delete regsvr
c.)If you can't find the file in System32, then try locating it in “C:\program files”
If you still cannot find it there,then try locating it in the “Processes”
tab in Task Manager.