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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?

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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.

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

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