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3 Steps to Show Hidden Files Caused by Virus Infections

We do believe that everyone have experience with computer viruses and most of it is bad experience. Today we will share 3 Steps to Show Hidden Files Caused by Virus Infections.

Requirements: 1. Command prompt

3 Steps to Show Hidden Files Caused by Virus Infections :

Step 1. This is the screenshot of my USB content after I plug into infected computer. 

 

The virus hide all my files and folders as well, and change everything into a shortcut that call Documents.vbe when executed.

Step 2. The virus change the files and folders attribute by using system user, so when you try to change the attribute by right clicking it, you can't change it's hidden attribute.

Step 3. Open your command prompt and go to your USB drive. In our case the USB is in E: drive.(yenanite  lela lihon yichilal)

attrib -H -S E:\* /S /D 

Description :

attrib : Displays or changes file attributes. – : Clears an attribute.

H : Hidden file attribute.

S : System file attribute.

E:\* : Drive of the USB with * as wildcard that means process all files.

/S : Processes matching files in the current folder and all subfolders.

/D : Processes folders as well.

Conclusion : 1. Turn off Autorun for all of removable media.

. 2. Do not doubleclick your USB folder to prevent the virus spreading into your system. 

   3. To delete the virus manually, you can open REGEDIT, choose EDIT tab and click Find (Ctrl + F). 

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