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Using cmd, how can we unhide files in pen drive hidden by virus
- 2If you still cannot see your files, then they are either deleted or the virus has disabled the function to show hidden files.
- 4Scan your flash drive for deleted files and restore them if necessary.
- 5Restoring them is not recommended, as they are infected.Alternatively, check your antivirus for the "Quarantine" directory where your files might be stored.
- 6Run a full system scan and reboot your computer after it has been finished.If a virus force-hides your files, then you need to either install or run an antivirus like Avira.
- 7Run a full system scan and reboot your PC.Then, install and run an anti-malware program like Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware.
- 8Then, press the Windows key.
- 9Press "Enter".Type "regedit".
- 10Navigate to the following location:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER Software Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Explorer Advanced
- 11Click "Advanced".
- 12Name it "Hidden".Right-click "Hidden" and select "Modify..." or right-click an empty space on the right pane and select "New" and "DWORD (32-bit) Value".
- 13Set the value for "Hidden" to "1" to show hidden files, folders, and drives.
- 14Name it "ShowSuperHidden".Right-click "ShowSupperHidden" and select "Modify..." or right-click an empty space on the right pane and select "New" and "DWORD (32-bit) Value".
- 15Set the value for "ShowSupperHidden" to "1" to show hidden files, folders, and drives.
- 16The files should be visible.Reboot your computer.
When I scan my pen drive all my data are hidden, how to show it and work properly, please. I have tried: Nothing. I think it was caused by: Virus
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