|03 Nov 2013||#1|
Missing files after virus
I use Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. Last night I noticed that on my secondary hard drive (internal) all the folders in my Pictures\2013 folder were empty. Despite this all the folders in my other directories such as Pictures\2012 were full of files. I looked on the internet and found out I had a virus: so I installed Malware Bytes and Avast following advice I found on this forum. I ran a scan on MB and had a virus removed from my system - shame AVG (which I previously used) didn't pick it up!
My question is: is it likely that I will be able to recover these files and if so how will I do it?
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|03 Nov 2013||#2|
Download Unhide.exe (http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/grinler/unhide.exe) (by Grinler)
Once the program has been downloaded, double-click on the Unhide.exe icon on your desktop and allow the program to run. This program will remove the +H, or hidden, attribute from all the files on your hard drives. If there are any files that were purposely hidden by you, you will need to hide them again after this tool is run."
Next, I'd like you to scan your machine with ESET OnlineScan
Let me know if your folders are showing now.
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