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Pen drive files hidden and scan doesn't show any virus in it?

Pen drive has 4GB of data and 4GB free space, when plugged in PC shows the no folders and I have selected option to show hidden items in tools bar , still it doesn't show any thing

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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.

  1. 1
    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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Pen drive full of data, yet not showing any file

Tried with cmd prompt attribute command but not helpful.

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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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