Your files suddenly disappeared after your antivirus software detects and deleted a virus from your USB. It happens in scenario like your inserted your usb into your friend’s computer and upon inserting to your own computer a virus was detected and deleted the problem is all of your files disappeared. You know that your files are still there because your USB’s used space did not change. But even if you show hidden files and folder in folder option you still cannot find your files.
Here’s how to recover your files.
2. You are now on command prompt. Write the code below then press enter.
attrib –h –r –s /s /d f:\*.*
f is your flash drive.
3. Wait for the command prompt to execute the code. You”ll know if it is executed if the command prompt is ready to receive new command again.
4. Check your flash drive. It will contain 3 or 4 files and 1 folder or only 1 folder with no name. Delete all the files except for the folder. It contains all your missing files. Reorganize your files or rename the folder.
That’s it! Hope it help.