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HOW TO REMOVE SHORTCUT VIRUS FROM YOUR COMPUTER

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HOW TO REMOVE SHORTCUT VIRUS FROM YOUR COMPUTER
« on: August 14, 2014, 10:34:01 PM »


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 Virus

Lets 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'.
Code: [Select]
attrib -h -r -s /s /d E:\*.*
(Change 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.


« Last Edit: August 14, 2014, 10:35:59 PM by Timi Dapsin »



 


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