"MEMORY CARD TURNED INTO A SHORTCUT PROBLEM"
a few days ago i faced a new problem that my 8 gb sized memory card turned into a 4kb sized short cut. Not only that i also found all my data invisible. when i want to enter into my cardthen, it says there is problem starting_WME.com,missing entry rundll32. however it happened by a worm called auto run worm which has .inf extension i.e "autorun.inf".
NOW i will discuss how to get rid of this problem
STEP1: plug your memory card or pendrive.
STEP2: go to run then write "cmd" then press enter. a
command box will appear to you now write attrib -h -r -s /s /d f:\*.*
here the last letter f means your affected drive,if your affected pendrive or card displays as g drive then replace g instead of f example attrib -h -r -s /s /d g:\*.*.
you can copy it then paste it to the box THEN PRESS ENTER.
STEP3: now open your affected drive. i hope you will see your files and folders. if bcome fail by this process then follow method B.
STEP4: copy your files to another drive. then remove all the naughty files from your card. you had better format the card.
STEP 5: install a application like autorun remover or make a full scan of your system by your existing antivirus.
STEP1: GO TO YOUR FOLDER OPTION, it can found in control panel. windows 7 user can write folder option in search box appeared in start menu. however go to folder option<view<show hidden files and folder. chek the show hidden files and folder,normally this option is kept unchecked.
STEP2: GO TO YOUR AFFECTED DRIVE, if you see you desired files then quickly copy it and paste it in another drive. IF THIS METHOD DOESNOT WORK FOR YOU THEN YOU CAN GO TO THE FINAL METHOD C
if you are determined to get all your data from you drive or card, then this method will be helpfull to you. this method is 100% verified.
it is a simple method just collect a pc which runs on linux or mac operating system. then you havr to open the hidden files and folders like method B. then go to your drive, just copy your files and folders to another drive. this trick is 100% workable on linux or mac cause the virus on your disk affects windows system it becomes lifeless on another OS like linux or mac.
IF YOU DOES NOT COLLECT ANY LINUX OPERATED PC, THEN YOU CAN EASILY INSTALL IT ON YOUR COMPUTER BESIDES YOUR EXISTING WINDOWS OS. YOU TAKE INSTRUCTIONS FROM MY NEXT TIPS ON INSTALLING LINUX ON A PC.