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Better way to remove Recycler and System Volume Information and keep it under check so that it doesnot return back

Created: 24 Dec 2011 • Updated: 24 Dec 2011 | 1 comment
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I had the problem with System Volume Information and Recycler . They keep coming back no matter how many times I try to remove them.

I have searched many sites to get help. I got a lead but not satisfactory solution.

This is what I have come up with : -

Step 1:

Open a notepad and enter following code:

for /L %%i in (0,0,0) do (
call c:\vishnu\virus.cmd
cls )

Step 2:

save this file as vishnu.cmd any where on your computer.

Step 3:

create a folder "vishnu" in c:\

open new notepad and enter following code:

---------------

if exist c:\"system volume information" (
cd c:
c:
cd \
cacls "system volume information" /E /G Administrators:F
cacls  "system volume Information" /E /G Administrator:F
attrib -s -h "system volume information"
)

if exist c:\"Recycler" (
cd c:
c:
cd \
cacls "Recycler" /E /G Administrators:F
cacls "Recycler" /E /G Administrator:F
attrib -s -h "RECYCLER"
rd /s /q c:\"recycler"
)

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Step 4:

Now save the code in c:\vishnu\

and rename it to virus.cmd

Step 5:

you can rename the c: drive to any other drive which has "System Volume Information" or "Recycler"

Step 6:

Now double click on vishnu.cmd

This runs the program in command prompt in infinite loop.

Tip :

You could schedule this program to run at startup using windows scheduler.

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I had the problem with System Volume Information and Recycler . They keep coming back no matter how many times I try to remove them.

I have searched many sites to get help. I got a lead but not satisfactory solution.

This is what I have come up with : -

Step 1:

Open a notepad and enter following code:

for /L %%i in (0,0,0) do (
call c:\vishnu\virus.cmd
cls )

Step 2:

save this file as vishnu.cmd any where on your computer.

Step 3:

create a folder "vishnu" in c:\

open new notepad and enter following code:

---------------

if exist c:\"system volume information" (
cd c:
c:
cd \
cacls "system volume information" /E /G Administrators:F
cacls  "system volume Information" /E /G Administrator:F
attrib -s -h "system volume information"

rd /s /q c:\"system volume information"

)

if exist c:\"Recycler" (
cd c:
c:
cd \
cacls "Recycler" /E /G Administrators:F
cacls "Recycler" /E /G Administrator:F
attrib -s -h "RECYCLER"
rd /s /q c:\"recycler"
)

------------------

Step 4:

Now save the code in c:\vishnu\

and rename it to virus.cmd

Step 5:

you can rename the c: drive to any other drive which has "System Volume Information" or "Recycler"

Step 6:

Now double click on vishnu.cmd

This runs the program in command prompt in infinite loop.

Tip :

You could schedule this program to run at startup using windows scheduler.