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How to unhide files hidden by a virus in pen drive?

Using cmd, how can we unhide files in pen drive hidden by virus

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    You can do that by following all of the steps from the tutorial.
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    If you still cannot see your files, then they are either deleted or the virus has disabled the function to show hidden files.
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    If files were deleted, then you should use a file restoration tool like Recuva.
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    Scan your flash drive for deleted files and restore them if necessary.
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    Alternatively, check your antivirus for the "Quarantine" directory where your files might be stored
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    Restoring them is not recommended, as they are infected.
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    If a virus force-hides your files, then you need to either install or run an antivirus like Avira
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    Run a full system scan and reboot your computer after it has been finished.
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    Then, install and run an anti-malware program like Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
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    Run a full system scan and reboot your PC.
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    Then, press the Windows key.
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    Type "regedit"
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    Press "Enter".
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    Navigate to the following location:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Software
    Microsoft
    Windows
    CurrentVersion
    Explorer
    Advanced
    
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    Click "Advanced".
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    Right-click "Hidden" and select "Modify..." or right-click an empty space on the right pane and select "New" and "DWORD (32-bit) Value"
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    Name it "Hidden".
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    Set the value for "Hidden" to "1" to show hidden files, folders, and drives.
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    Right-click "ShowSupperHidden" and select "Modify..." or right-click an empty space on the right pane and select "New" and "DWORD (32-bit) Value"
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    Name it "ShowSuperHidden".
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    Set the value for "ShowSupperHidden" to "1" to show hidden files, folders, and drives.
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    Reboot your computer
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    The files should be visible.
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When I scan my pen drive all my data are hidden, how to show it and work properly, please?

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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