How to Fix : Virus Converting Pen Drive Icon to Folder Icon

Richie Sajan

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9 Responses

  1. Chirasree says:

    hey richie,
    thanx for the tips.
    i’m facing a strange problem. a few days back when i put my pendrive in, i faced the problem discussed above. so getting a little worked up i contctd my cuzn who handles my pc. on his advice i stopped connecting the pendrv to ly pc n tuk it to his. wen i checked there, there was NO issues with it whatsoever!! he concluded tht it must b in my pc. all these days i haven’t connected my pendrive to my pc…but today i did so, just outta curiosity. And well, nothing happened!! this problem dint recur an everything went well. please help. should i format my pc?? coz da back up of a lotta data will have to be taken then. pretty time consuming it is :(

  2. Chirasree says:

    hey richie,
    thanx for the tips.
    i’m facing a strange problem. a few days back when i put my pendrive in, i faced the problem discussed above. so getting a little worked up i contctd my cuzn who handles my pc. on his advice i stopped connecting the pendrv to ly pc n tuk it to his. wen i checked there, there was NO issues with it whatsoever!! he concluded tht it must b in my pc. all these days i haven’t connected my pendrive to my pc…but today i did so, just outta curiosity. And well, nothing happened!! this problem dint recur an everything went well. please help. should i format my pc?? coz da back up of a lotta data will have to be taken then. pretty time consuming it is :(

  3. dot says:

    hi
    i do everything as done in the above(picture)
    on the last command,
    its says cannot do this bla bla, because files in use????

    please help thank you

  4. first go to run then press CMD enter
    then your drive name with : e.g H: then enter
    now type
    attrib autorun.inf then enter
    then attrib -h -r -s autorun.inf and enter
    now del autorun.inf then enter
    now go to my computer rename the name of ure pendrive,,DONE

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