Shortcut Virus Remover is a portable utility that allows you to wipe the shortcut virus from your USB drive.
It can also help to prevent future attacks that may present themselves. Your removable device may have data on it the is irreplaceable so taking steps to protect it as you would your machine is always a good idea. Shortcut Virus Remover is presented from a clear single display UI with all that you need to protect your USB drive, etc., at the ready without the need to navigate through multiple screens.
Shortcut Virus Remover can automatically disable Windows Hosts Script, USB Write Protection or Media AutoPlay, these, in particular, will ensure that the virus remains contained allowing you to destroy it. You also can enable/disable various Windows settings like the Command Prompt, Powershell script, Task Manager, and a few others. Once you have successfully cleansed your device, you can then continue with the immunization process. This process will help against future threats. There is one important to note; once a flash is formatted the immunization performed will be lost.
Shortcut Virus Remover allows you to:
-Disable or enable Powershell script. -Disable or enable Task Manager. -Disable or enable Command Prompt. -Disable or enable Run Dialog. -Disable or enable Keyboard WinKey. -Disable or enable Registry Editor. -Disable or enable System Restore. -Show or hide file extensions. -Reset Proxy setting changed by viruses. -Add homepage URL to about dialog to avoid user downloading from other websites. This can prevent the user from downloading fake software, malware, viruses or spyware.
Version History for Shortcut Virus Remover:
Fix False Error Message
Update Scan Engine
Update Internal Virus Database
Fix checker for fake svchost process
Add options for ransomware protection (SMB1 and RDP)
Improve USB Detection. Ignore none USB Storage such as USB Mouse, USB Keyboard, and etc
Add Realtime Monitoring
Fast loading than previous version.
Remove Trial Version
Add password to access settings
The free version allows you to recover hidden files/folders, fix shortcut viruses on USB drives, reset file/folder ownership to the current user, immunizer, and the ability to change or reset registry items modified by viruses. For a minimum $5.00 donation, you can further access the virus scanner, install SVR to an undeletable folder in the USB drive, fix common settings altered by viruses, auto-update checking, disable click sound, and commercial usage.