Recover Hidden Files From Virus affected USB Pendrive without any Software

Now a days USB pendrive plays a key role in data transfer between computers. It’s very important to keep your data always with you. When you’re using pen drives, the biggest problem is Viruses. Mostly pen drives doesn’t consist any security measures. So viruses and malwares can attack our pen drive easily. If virus attacks your pen drive, it hides the all the files and creates .exe extension to replace the hidden files. Here is the method to recover hidden files from virus affected USB Pendrive without any Software.

Basic steps for viewing hidden files is by clicking
Folder Options –>
View –>
Show Hidden Files and Folders

But unfortunately, this simple method doesn’t work when your pen drive is attacked by harmful viruses

So here is the another method to view your infected files from pen drive without using any software

Insert pen drive into computer and find drive letter of connected USB drive
For Example, D:

Now click on Start –> Run

In Run box, type cmd and hit Enter

Now command prompt will appear, in command prompt type the drive letter of your pen drive and hit Enter.
Example type D:

After that, type:  attrib -s -h /s /d *.*

 

Recover Hidden Files From Virus affected USB Pendrive without any Software

Now hit Enter and wait for sometime. That’s all, you have done !!! Now you can view all your files in pen drive without any problems.

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