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Windows 7: Problem with virus hidden all my files on external hd tried everything

04 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
Problem with virus hidden all my files on external hd tried everything

Cannot see my files on my external hdd, i think because of a virus.
I tried everything i know.
Avg anti virus
Cmd attrib ...
REgistry changes
Folder options
auto run exterminator.

I know the files are there because it shows my external drives half full like it before and now they are just hidden.

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04 Jul 2012   #2

Windows 7/64 HPremium.

A little more information please.

* Fill in your System Spec's
* Is the Ext. Hdd USB, E-SATA, or Firewire?
* Have you been using the Hdd regularly for back ups, or is this the first time?
* How many INTERNAL Hdd's do you have?

Take a look in Device Manager; is the Hdd recognised? Then 'Computer' - 'Manage' - 'Disk management' - 'Storage' -
- Is the Ext Hdd shown by its Drive Letter? Is it shown as OK?
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04 Jul 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
WD External usb Drive 1TB use it to store all my files since I use on different computers but haven't moved for couple months so its not that.
2 Internal drives unplugged one. Just realize could it affect it?
It has been the same letter since i plugged it
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04 Jul 2012   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

fixed the problem. All I had to do was unplug it. Plug it back it scan it for for bad sectors and 10 hours later done

Thanks anyway
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 Problem with virus hidden all my files on external hd tried everything

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