Have you ever faced problem with automatic creation of shortcut folders, or files with Name Autorun.inf, $RECYCLE.BIN created on your Pendrive or computer!!!
If yes than your computer is infected. These viruses create shortcut folder names with same name as of orignal folder with same icons as that of orignal folder, and if you follow these shortcuts or folder you end up with infecting your computer.
I have personally seen this problem with many computers having orignal Antivirus software installed in them. perhaps some of Antivirus Softwares are also not able to remove it completely.

If your computer’s infected with shortcut virus  and you don’t want to hassle with it,  then download  the application (link given at bottom of Article)  and follow the steps:

Step 1: Open the Application

Step 2: Select the Pen Drive or Computer Which You Want to Scan

Step 3:Select the Drive and press Scan

Step 4: Then Press Delete Option

Step 5: Done All Virus  Removed

If the Above tips does not work, do check our detailed tutorial on how to remove virus shortcut


  1. I have the same problemm and it says that computer has no shortcut virus… I delete virus from usb stick, and it appears again. :(<br />

  2. Awesomely Magical tool!<br />Does the magic and kicked-off all the shortcut virus in my drives and system.<br />Thanks alot for this help.

  3. Follow the below Steps To Remove Shortcut Virus:<br /><br /> Go to Start -&gt; Run -&gt; cmd.<br /> Go to your pen drive, memory cards or mobile phone directory.<br /> Type del *.lnk (to delete all link files in the directory)<br /> Type attrib -h -r -s /s /d e:*.*<br /> Replace e with your drive letter.<br /> And then press a gentle Enter.

  4. The other method is &quot;attrib f:*.* /d /s -h -r -s&quot;, just change the f: with the drive letter of your flash drive or hard drive. But before following this, follow the direction above, just use this as last resort.

  5. can someone help me? i have a shortcut virus is my laptop, even if i recover back my drive, when i insert it again, the shortcut virus infect to my drive again.

  6. Hi all.<br />Does anyone know how I can remove this virus from my PC please ??<br />I can remove the virus from my usb stick using the above attrib CMD prompt no problems. Each time I put a new stick in it&#39;s there again…<br />Thanks,<br />Jim.<br />

  7. can shortcut virus remover will work for computer. I have tried many times but when the scan is finished the system will display “NO THREAT FOUND” what can i do?. please give better solution


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