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#1 yoongsoofany

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 03:01 AM

Hi. I have this huge problem regarding my laptop/usb drive. I plugged in my USB flash disk in my laptop and what i saw when i opened it is only a shorcut of the drive it self. Let's say, the usb drive's name is "Removable Disk (E:)", a shorcut of that drive is the only thing i see in my flash drive. when i tried to click it, i was directed to the files inside my usb drive. So in order to fix this, i copy the whole files and paste it back to the root folder, then delete the shorcut. However, if i unplugged it and then plug it again, the same problem occurs.


I have this software, USB Disk security, so whenever i plug in my usb drive, it detects AUTORUN.INF.. It can be deleted, however, if i plugged my usb drive, the detection keeps recurring, and the same problem occurs again.


I'm not sure if my usb drive has a problem or is it my laptop? Because if i tried to insert it to other desktops, there is no such problem that occurs.


I hovered my mouse in the "shorcut" I'm seeing in my usb drive and it says "C:\Windows\System32\rundll32...


Please help me with this...my other flash drive and hard drive are also affected whenever i insert them in my laptop.


THANKS!

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