how to fix external HDD become 1.0KB shortcut

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QUESTION :

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?

ANSWER :

[Voted to migrate to superuser]

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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