How can I get rid of SVChost on my USB drive?

Hammad December 4, 2012
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I am having a problem. Whenever i plug in my USB drive into my office computer, the following folders appears.

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If I try to copy any folder from my computer to my USB drive, it hides the folder the other folder is changed to .exe file.

I scanned it with MSE and it didnt show me anything….I tried deleting the files using cmd (attrib method) and deleted the files. I even did a quick format. But whenever i re-plug in my USB these 2 files are always there in it.

How can I get rid of them?

  1. Jim Chambers
    December 6, 2012 at 4:57 am

    Since regular scans don't find anything, your system may have a root kit infection. Try Kaspersky FDSSKiller or Avast Anti-Rootkit. If your an experienced user , try GMER.

    • Hammad
      December 6, 2012 at 12:03 pm

      Scanned using Kaspersky TDSS Killer and it didnt find anything as well. Guess formatting the pc is the only option i got.

  2. Duy Nguyen Minh
    December 5, 2012 at 12:03 am

    Virus infect your pc. You scan virus for your pc

  3. Nikhil Chandak
    December 4, 2012 at 2:31 pm

    It means ur pen-drive or ur PC is having virus , u shall remove quickly before it harms ur computer , use antivirus programs such as Lavasoft Ad-aware , Avast , AVG 2013 , Microsoft Security Essentials or Bitdefender
    and check these links may help u -
    http://www.ehow.co.uk/how_6805442_remove-virus-usb-flash-drive.html
    http://support.udsm.ac.tz/downloads/How%20to%20remove%20Virus%20from%20USB%20Drives%20LAST.pdf - its document !

    • Hammad Saleem
      December 4, 2012 at 7:34 pm

      I did try this method and scanned my pc with Kaspersky Antiviru 2013. It didnt find anything on my pc. I plugged in my usb and scanned it but it didnt find anything. I use ehow guide, it removes the virus but when you replug it its there again.

      Even used Malwarebytes and scanned my pc in safe mode but it didnt find anything at all.

      • Nikhil Chandak
        December 5, 2012 at 3:31 am

        try to scan ur PC with Microsoft Security Essentials and did u read that document in the link ? The document may help u !

  4. Ali Ehsan
    December 4, 2012 at 2:04 pm

    it's infected, scan your system first it might be infected as well, then scan your usb, if you format your usb in quick mode, the problem will remain still there, maybe raw format would help to completely remove it

  5. susendeep dutta
    December 4, 2012 at 11:19 am

    If MSE is not working for you,then try Avast -

    http://www.avast.com/free-antivirus-download

  6. ha14
    December 4, 2012 at 10:42 am

    scan with Hijackthis
    http://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Popup-Ad-Spyware-Blockers/HijackThis.shtml
    Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and the log should open in notepad

    scan with runscanner
    http://www.runscanner.net/

    Panda USB vaccine
    http://www.pandasecurity.com/homeusers/downloads/usbvaccine/

  7. Douglas Mutay
    December 4, 2012 at 7:47 am

    Its obvious, my friend. your Pc is infected by a virus. Clean it .

  8. Jim Chambers
    December 4, 2012 at 2:56 am

    Sounds like your system is infected and the virus is trying to replicate. Scan your system with an updated Malwarebytes preferably in safe mode and delete findings.

    • Hammad Saleem
      December 4, 2012 at 7:36 pm

      Scanned PC through malwarebytes as well as Kaspersky. When the incident happened i had MSE installed but it didnt catch the thing either. Even when i scanned my usb using the above mentioned tools, they said its clean

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