How to deal with virus which Hide your Folders from your Drive or Portable Drives?Tagged: attrib command for hidden folder attrib command to unhide all files and folders cmd command to unhide all files command to unhide files and folders show hidden files command unhide folder command line
Normally when we plug in our portable USB drives to others computer, mostly if the computer is having viruses our portable USB drive gets affected by viruses and our folders in the drive get hidden.
So in this post we will be providing help on how to deal with this problem.
If you try to change folder settings show all hidden files and folder this will not work and it will not show you the folders hidden in your drive.
So to know and check whether the folders are really hidden on your USB Drive than type the command which is showed below. Type in the command which is showed below in the CMD window that is Command Prompt window.
This command will allow you to see the folders which are hidden on your drive.
So next after doing this step you will know the folders which are hidden on your drive, so now how you will unhide those folders so that you can access those folders.
To unhide those folders you will have to again type a command in the Command Prompt window that is CMD and the command is showed in the below screenshot.
So this was the solution and you will get your all folders unhidden on your USB portable drive.
By following these steps which are mentioned in this post you can easily restore your hidden folders which are affected by virus back to normal.
This commands which are mentioned are for Windows OS and only will work with Windows Command Prompt.You may also like to Read: How to send .exe files through mail