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Windows 7: How to remove the shortcut virus in PC?

05 Aug 2015   #1

Window 7 32 bit
How to remove the shortcut virus in PC?

I am looking exact solution for remove shortcut virus in my computer. Give me best ideas to remove this from my computer.

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05 Aug 2015   #2

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Review Jaceeís instructions to run Adwcleaner here post #7,
Ignore the title of the thread,
Instant Savings App

On the BleepingComputer site use the button that looks like this,

You can use these free tools to see if they find anything,
Manually Update them before running full scans,
Try not to use your computer while the scans are running, (one at a time of course).

See this tutorial on how to download and run Malwarebytes,
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free
Also use the Custom scan option not the Threat scan,

Please Do Not clean/ Delete or Remove Any detections before posting the scan results first before review especially Malwarebytes,
Malwarebytes | Free Anti-Malware Detection & Removal Software

SAS is safe to remove anything it finds
SUPERAntiSpyware | Remove Malware | Remove Spyware - AntiMalware, AntiSpyware, AntiAdware!
This one is the longest up to 4 hours, the others are only about 45 minutes,
Microsoft Safety Scanner - Free Virus Scan with the Microsoft Safety Scanner
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28 Sep 2015   #3


Hi. I had shortcuts on my USB. You can read more about it on the site: Remove Shortcut virus (USB pendrive virus) from infected PC . I think Malwarebytes Removal programm can also help you. It is free.
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28 Sep 2015   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit

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26 Jan 2016   #5

Windows 8
SOLVED (Remove Shortcut Virus In Very Easy Way)

Yes, i also faced this problem.
I have lost all my important data but anyway you have to use best antiviruses to protect them.
There is virus named as "shortcut virus", sometime this virus cant be removed by antiviruses also.
On the web i found the solution of this problem. Link of solution -

I hope this will work for you.
Some important tips for you to prevent shortcut virus
1. Avoid exchanging of data with the computer has shortcut virus.
2. Use good antiviruses.
3. Stay safe.

I hope you like my solution.
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