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The memory is allocated to pen drive but the file are hidden?

Give me an answer please, show the hidden file

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I have been able to unhide the files that were hidden by the virus, if I use the USB in another computer will it transfer the virus?

I have been able to unhide the files that were hidden by the virus, if I use the USB in another computer will it transfer the virus? How would I check this out on the USB

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Yes, it is still possible to infect another computer with an infected USB drive. Disable any "autorun" actions on another computer not to get any viruses.

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    Click the Windows button in the lower-left corner.
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    Type "gpedit.msc" and press "Enter".
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    Click "Administrative Templates".
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    Double-click "Windows Components".
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    Click "AutoPlay Policies".
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    Double-click "Turn off AutoPlay".
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    Click "Enabled".
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    Click the drop-down menu under "Turn off Autoplay on:".
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    Click "All drives".
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    Restart the computer.
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Now, you can insert the USB flash drive!

To view hidden files on the infected computer:

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    click the Windows button;
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    type "regedit";
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    click "+" next to the following items (each separated with a backward slash):
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\Folder\Hidden\SHOWALL
    
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    click "SHOWALL" if you have not already;
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    right-click "CheckedValue";
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    click "Modify...";
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    enter "1";
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    click "OK";
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    reboot your computer.
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Now, install an antivirus and run a full check! For example, install Avira Free and run a full system scan.

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I have some hidden files on my pen drive (VLC media player file)?

My pen drive shows no files or folders but has 600 MB of space filled in properties. I actually need those VLC files, I think they are hidden or protected, how can I access those

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Well every time I plug my USB there is some files appearing and the USB is full of files?

What is the solution to show it

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I have a thumb drive, when I make a little change to the file in the drive, then I save and reopen the file, it cannot open anymore. It says that they can't open because there are problems with the content, or the content is corrupted?

I have a thumb drive, when I make a little change to the file in the drive, then I save and reopen the file, it cannot open anymore. It says that they can't open because there are problems with the content, or the content is corrupted

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My computer shows that the USB has files on it, but when I click the appropriate drive it says folder empty?

My computer shows that the USB has files on it, but when I click the appropriate drive it says folder empty

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