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Windows 7: USB Device filled with shortcuts

08 Feb 2015   #1
crusher25

Windows 7 Ulltimate 64bit
 
 
USB Device filled with shortcuts

Hello guys. My usb drive was suddenly filled with shortcuts. I think I got it after going to a computer cafe to have some of my stuff scanned and printed. I've found a solution how to make stuff re-appear using "attrib -h -r -s /s /d" but I just want to make sure that the virus is gone. I deleted all the shortcuts and also the ".vbs" file that appeared out of nowhere which is not even mine.


I thought my problem was solved but it keeps on happening every time now. After I enter that command in cmd and delete the unnecessary files and close the window of my usb, the shortcuts will re-appear again and that .vbs file.


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08 Feb 2015   #2
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

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09 Feb 2015   #3
cottonball

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

crusher25,

There is also this option:

Use the UsbFix Windows Installer:
> Download UsbFix
Double click the file to execute it.

Temporarily disable your antivirus software so it does not interfere with USBFix.

Connect all your external data sources to your PC (USB drives, external drives, etc…)
Do not open them.

At the main interface of USBFix, press: Research
Once the scan is completed, a report is generated.

Please post the report in your reply.
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10 Feb 2015   #4
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Also Malwarebytes Anti-Malware [if using free, as you install, unclick trial version] may help.
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