How to fix USB flash drives infected by Autorun virus(showing shortcut icon only)

Mar. 30, 2016

Do not double click the USB flash drive, instead do a right click explore(double clicking makes the autorun virus replicate on background)

Step 1:

Type CMD to open command prompt then hit enter

Step 2:

Go to the drive letter of the USB flash drive (e.g. drive E), type E: then press enter

Command prompt will change to "E:\>" provided E is the drive letter of the USB flash drive

Step 3:

Type "attrib -h -r -s *.*" then hit enter (this will show your files which where hidden by the autorun virus infection.