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Virus USB AVG Help

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I discovered I had a virus on my USB device and therefore removed the virus with AVG. Once, I had done this though all my files where missing, including my dissertation due in two weeks. When I go into the USB nothing is there but when I now scan the USB with AVG it tells me all the files it is scanning and they include all my missing work.


I was wondering if anyone could help and tell me if the files are recoverable and how it can be done? If it is too technical I can take it to the ICT department within uni but would rather do it asap to get some work done.



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Hi  Canderson :welcome:



Install MCShield

  • Download MCShield
  • install the program and accept all the defaults, on the last step of installation click Run to start the program, update and do a system scan
  • After the initial scan the MCShield Control Center will open, click Scanner and check the box Always unhide items on flash drives
  • click OK to close the window. MCShield is now protecting your computer and the program can be accessed by right clicking the blue shield residing on the system tray near the clock.
  • connect the flash drive or external disk and wait for a pop-up notification with the MCShield scan result
  • collect the scanning logs, click Start > All Programs > MCShield > Logs > AllScans
  • Notepad will open with AllScans.txt log, please copy (Edit->Select All, Edit->Copy) the full contents of the file and post in your topic

After connecting the Flash Drive and you see the MCShield pop-up notification all your documents should be visible again.

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