REMOVE SHORTCUT VIRUS By Johnson Khundrakpam
25 December, 2013
Shortcut virus problem is a well-known common problem for pc.
To solve this problem in your pc, do the following steps:
1.Click on Start
2.Click on Control Panel
3.Pick Folder Options
4.Click on “View” tab
5.Clear the check box “Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)”
6.Clear the check box “Hide extensions for known file types”
Apply the changes.
Then, follow the following steps:
1.Open Task Manager (Ctrl+Alt+Del) and End Process for any WSCRIPT.EXEthat is currently running. (This will stop the running virus, the next steps are for preventing it from running again next time you start your computer)
2.Click on Start
3.Type REGEDIT and Tap Enter
4.Click on HKEY_CURRENT_USER
5.Click on Software\
6.Click on Microsoft\
7.Click on Windows\
8.Click on CurrentVersion\
9.Click on Run.
10.On the list on the right, find any reference to a file that ends with .vbs and take note of where that .vbs file is located
11.Go to the said location and delete the .vbs file
12.Go back to Regedit and delete the key referencing that said .vbs file
The shortcut virus has been removed.
And Delete .vbs file in ur pendrive also.