How to Remove Virus Using CMD in Windows 10 or 11. You can remove virus from your infected Drive or USB using CMD. Most virus create shortcut or super hide all data’s or change index path of data in drive. follow below steps to remove viruses from your computer drive or Flash Drive.
Step 1. In the search bar, type CMD then right-click on “Command Prompt” and choose “Run as an administrator”.
Step 2. Type X: and press “Enter”. ( ‘X’ is infected drive letter )
Step 3. Type attrib -s -h -r -a /s /d *.* . and hit “Enter”.
Step 4. Now type del autorun.inf and hit Enter
|change file type as system file
|Read permission control
|Archive a file or directory
|search throughout including sub folder
|include any process folder
Create Batch file to remove VIRUS
You can make a Batch file to automate the process. You need to create the file in notepad and change drive path accordingly.
Open Notepad in your computer and type below DOS commands.
attrib -s -h -r -a /s /d *.*
Save the file as any_name.bat or any_name.cmd. Make sure you type the extension as .BAT or .CMD
That’s all. When you face critical issue in your drive, Just run the file as Administrator by right clicking on the file. or simple select the file and hit Enter.
Note: You can use the batch file on any version of windows operating system.