How to Recover Virus Infected Files

How to Recover Virus Infected Files

Perform the following guidelines how to Recover Virus Infected Files.

  • Connect the external hard drive or USB to the computer.
  • Click the Start menu and enter cmd in the search field and then press the Enter key.
  • Now, click the cmd.exe, and then you will be redirected to the Windows command line that enables you to retrieve the virus-infected files.
  • Type chkdsjk E:/f and then press Enter.
  • Type Y and then press Enter.
  • Next, enter attrib -h -r -s/s/d*.* and press Enter.
  • The Windows will begin to repair the Virus-infected hard drive.
  • You can also use EaseUS data recovery software.
  • Connect the infected USB drive into the computer.
  • Launch the EaseUS data recovery software and select the virus infected drive.
  • Click the Scan button to start with the scanning process.
  • Enable the program to scan the drive chosen, and all data erased by the virus will be seen.
  • When the file has been found, double-click on the files and make sure that they are usable.
  • Now, proceed to recover the data from the virus infected drive.
  • Choose the removed files by the virus.
  • Select a safe location on the computer.
  • Now, click the Recover button to retrieve the lost data from the drive.
How to Recover Virus Infected Files

How to Recover Infected Shortcut Virus Files

The following steps can help you to recover the infected shortcut virus files.

Using the CMD:

How to Recover Virus Infected Files from Hard Drive

The following step can guide you to recover virus infected files from the hard drive.

How to Recover Data from Virus Infected Pen Drive

Perform the following steps to recover data from the virus infected pen drive.

  • You can use the Remo data recovery software.
  • First, download and install the Remo data recovery software on the computer.
  • Open the recovery software and then plug in the pen drive.
  • Select the Recover Files option from the main screen.
  • Next, select your pen drive from the list and then click the Scan button.
  • Once the scanning process is done, a list of files that can be recovered will be displayed on the screen. 
  • Click the Data View or File Type View option to view the files.
  • Click the Preview option to preview the files.
  • Now, save the default recovery session using the recovery option.
  • When all the files are recovered from the infected pen drive, save the retrieved files in the desired location.

How to Retrieve Files from Virus Infected Computer

Proceed with the following steps to recover files from the virus infected computer.

  • First, download and install the Stellar Data Recovery software from the manufacturer’s site.
  • Select the type of data that you wish to recover from the ‘Select What to Recover’ window and then click the Next button.
  • Next, under the Connected Drives, choose Raw drive and then click the Scan button.
  • Once the scanning process is done, check the recovered data from the preview window.

How to Retrieve Hidden Files from Virus Infected USB

The Guidelines below will help you recover hidden files from a virus infected USB.

  • First, connect the virus infected USB to the computer.
  • Next, download and install the Yodot File Recovery program from the manufacturer’s site.
  • Launch the application and perform the prompts.
  • Now, the main screen will display two options, in that select Delete File Recovery option to restore the deleted files pr select Lost File Recovery option to recover the hidden files from the virus infected to USB drive.
  • This utility will show all the drives that are related to the system.
  • Select your pen drive and then click the Next button.
  • The software will scan for the selected pen drive and show all the recovered files.
  • Finally, save the files that have been recovered in the desired location.

How to Recover Virus Infected Files from Memory Card

Steps below can help you to recover virus infected files from the memory card.

  • First, connect the SD card to the computer.
  • Now, go to the Start menu and enter cmd in the search field, and then hit Enter.
  • Click the cmd.exe to open the command line that enables you to recover the virus-infected files.
  • In the command box, type chkdsk E:/f and then press Enter.
  • Type Y and press Enter.
  • Type E: press Enter.
  • then, type attrib -h -r -s/s/d *.* and press Enter.
  • Open the recovery software that you have installed on the computer.
  • Select the virus infected memory card.
  • Click the Scan option to begin the scanning process.
  • Now, to retrieve the data from virus infected drive, proceed with the following steps.
  • Choose the files that were removed by the virus.
  • Select a location on the computer or the external storage device.
  • Next, click the Recover button to restore the data from the memory card.