Files and Folders In USB Become Shortcuts? A Quick Fix

Oh, no….so you plugged your USB flash drive (or a memory card) into a computer, and you tried to access the data inside, only to find that all the files and folders became shortcuts. how to get my files back?

It’s a common problem for removable drive such as external hard disk, USB flash drive, memory stick, pen drive and memory card turns into shortcut and files on the drive are not accessible.

More precisely, it can be a virus, trojan or worm (notorious ones include BUOUFO, QWERT, AUTORUN, etc.). Chances are the virus has resided in either your Windows PC or the device, or both. The device we are talking about here can be a flash drive, a microSD card, an external drive, etc.

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