A virus can be passed on from an infected computer to a clean
USB flash drive that is inserted. If the operating system on those systems which have the AutoRun feature enabled, that USB drive will transfer the Viruses to even more computers.
To see if your USB drive has a virus or not, you will have to open My Computer with the USB drive plugged in. From the drop-down menu, right-click on the USB logo, then left-click Search for viruses. Make sure to include every subfolder and is checked when the Shell Scanner pops up. You don’t have to worry about the virus, it can be safely removed without damaging your data.
How did your flash drive contract a virus?
Viruses that detect when a USB drive is connected to a computer can be used by attackers to infect other computers using USB drives. Malicious code is then downloaded into the drive by the malware. This way malware infects the other device when the USB drive is connected to it.
Some attackers have gone after electronic gadgets directly, infecting items like electronic picture frames and USB drives while they were still being developed. Malware is loaded on customers’ PCs when they purchase infected devices and plug them into their computers.
You don’t have to worry about your data, sometimes it is possible to get rid of the virus and save the files. To learn how to do that you will have to watch the video.
00:00 Change Autoplay Settings.
00:41 Plug USB.
02:32 Delete Hidden Suspicious File.
This video will help to solve USB Virus Clean Without Losing Data on computers, laptops, desktops running Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7 systems. Works on all computers and laptops (HP, Dell, Asus, Acer, Lenovo, Samsung, Toshiba).
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