I think you heard before that computer virus are only removed through antivirus programs.
But, the one I am talking today is different (Shortcut Virus).
Shortcut virus most of the time comes in your computer with USB or SD card devices.
Sometimes you can plug your clean USB device on a shortcut virus infected computer. As a result, all your files become shortcut and some of them may be damaged.
Sometimes this virus makes your content invisible while your disk still full or with some used space.
The bad thing is that most of the antivirus software’s can’t remove or even detect the shortcut virus and has a solution most of the time people who don’t know to work around to remove this virus, they just perform a format as a solution.
There are many solutions on the internet you can use like a software called “Shortcut Virus Remover” to remove the shortcut virus, but I will show you the fastest method I found.
This is a free Antivirus Software you can use to remove the shortcut virus.
This software is really a fast solution to remove the shortcut virus.
I have been using it for some time without any problem to remove the shortcut virus.