Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

When i open my external hdd, all i can see is just 1.0kb shortcut that is the same name as my external hdd and when i click it i would redirect me all my files. even my flashdrive is experiencing the same. anyone knows how to fix it?

share|improve this question

migrated from stackoverflow.com Feb 5 '13 at 3:21

This question came from our site for professional and enthusiast programmers.

1 Answer 1

[Voted to migrate to superuser]

All your files are probably "super-hidden" . Open a cmd window and run attrib -s -h * on that directory. It probably occurred because of malware.

Some common variants of Sality do this. Use the removal tool.

share|improve this answer
    
Thanks for your help it really solved my problem –  Abraham Lester Dela Cruz Jan 31 '13 at 14:04
    
oh im sorry im a newbie here. thanks –  Abraham Lester Dela Cruz Feb 1 '13 at 0:13

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.