How to remove 1kb virus in shortcut?

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A shortcut contains 1kb virus which is unable to delete by Avira antivirus. How to remove 1kb virus in this shortcut?

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Answered By 0 points N/A #148989

How to remove 1kb virus in shortcut?


Hello Ammelia,

Those viruses really do lead someone on a merry go round when it comes to removing them. However, thanks to the internet there are a couple of plausible ways to remove them; you can start by applying the following steps;

1.      Open the infected drive directory (e.g. drive F:, drive C:, drive D: etc )

2.      Open the tool tab, click on folder option and select view tab

3.      Unclick on both "hide extension for known file type" and "hide protected OS files (recommended)" if any warning appears just ignore it and select/yes.

4.      You should now be able to see your lost file; it’s in a file that appears transparent.

5.      Open the hidden folder, cut the file and paste it inside a new folder (you can repeat the steps for other  files too)

6.      Delete all old folders that are empty and also the 1kB shortcut folder

7.      After finishing undo steps  2 and 3

Try regularly updating your antivirus so that it is up to date with the latest viruses.

Answered By 0 points N/A #148990

How to remove 1kb virus in shortcut?



Shortcut viruses are very dangerous, and they are usually Trojan virus.

You need a powerful antivirus to remove such kind of viruses.

I suggest you to use Microsoft security essentials in order to remove these viruses.

Click on the below link to download Microsoft security essentials.

Remember to uninstall Avira before installing Microsoft security essentials.

Thank you.

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