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How to remove shortcut virus on flash drive

I have encountered this one already and all my files turned to shortcuts. I was thinking to format my flash drive but this will delete my important files stored in my flash drive. I tried to scan it with my anti-virus but then it did not remove the virus. So, I searched for the solution over the Internet and I tried it and it worked!

By following the steps I know you will remove the shortcut virus in your flash drive and get your files back.

So here’s what I did:

If you did not reformat your flash drive, then check whether the files are not in hidden mode.
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