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k4k4shi

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I got a virus or malware in my pendrive.
It changed the name and extension of my files. I cannot rename or delete the files. it says :"cannot read from source file or disk. Is found a solution for shortcut virus and was hoping to find a solution for this too. The virus changed the name and extensions of my files to weird characters like box.
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I have posted a picture too.The... folder inside revo uninstaller is also a virus. Same problem cant rename or delete. When i try to go inside this folder it says location not avialable. http://i59.tinypic.com/2nk1c3n.jpg
Thanks

Edited by k4k4shi, 23 March 2014 - 11:21 AM.

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Essexboy

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Hi there first we will try to clean the USB drive and then see what is on the main computer

Download MCShield to your desktop and install
It will initially run a scan and show the result as a toaster by the system clock
Then in the control centre select scanner and tick unhide items on flash drives
mcshield%20unhide.JPG
Plug in the drive and McShield will start a scan

Then get the log which will be located under the logs tab on the main page

And post that

THEN

Download OTL to your Desktop
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  • Double click on the icon to run it. Make sure all other windows are closed and to let it run uninterrupted.

    OTL_Main_Tutorial.gif
  • Select All Users
  • Select LOP and Purity
  • Under the Custom Scan box paste this in

    netsvcs
    BASESERVICES
    %SYSTEMDRIVE%\*.exe
    c:\program files (x86)\Google\Desktop
    c:\program files\Google\Desktop
    dir "%systemdrive%\*" /S /A:L /C
    /md5start
    rpcss.dll
    /md5stop
    CREATERESTOREPOINT
  • Click the Run Scan button. Do not change any settings unless otherwise told to do so. The scan wont take long.
    • When the scan completes, it will open two notepad windows. OTL.Txt and Extras.Txt. These are saved in the same location as OTL.
    • Attach both logs

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