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How to Remove a Shortcut Virus Using Command Prompt[CMD]

In less than a minute you can easily remove shortcut virus using cmd. You can easy to terminate and prevent shortcut virus from your computer by yourself. All you need is to follow the step by step guide below how to remove shortcut virus using cmd.

How To Remove Shortcut Virus Using CMD

remove shortut viruses using cmd

How To Remove Shortcut Virus Using CMD

Just Follow these steps:

  1. You will have to Go to start menu and type “cmd” in the search box or Start then choose ” all programs ” then ” accessories ” and select ” command prompt “.
  2. Open the infected drive such as write , g: to go to G drive.
  3. Now type dir/w/a . It will show all the files of the drive including hidden files.Identify malicious files and delete them using above commands.
  4. Locate AUTORUN.INF or any Virus and other suspicious files in the directory.There was no virus in my drive so only autorun.inf is been highlighted.
  5. Type command attrib -r –a –s –h to remove attributes of corresponding file.
  6. Type del autorun.inf to delete autorun.inf file.
  7. Now type del virus name.exe  delete it, eg : del abc.exe .

Now you can access the defected drive without affecting the virus with the help of post How To Remove Shortcut Virus Using Command Prompt.

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