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Nasty Little Virus

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by dlbutler, Jan 22, 2013.

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  1. dlbutler

    dlbutler Thread Starter

    Dec 23, 2011
    I have 350gb Western Digital external drive that I using with my laptop to store music, movies and apps that I may happened to download or purchase . But recently I think I may have picked up a virus. Whenever I plug my drive into my laptop it doesn't show. Normally, whenever I plugged it up it would open Windows Explorer and show me what files were listed. Now, it doesn't do anything, and its a brand new drive. I mean, I only purchased it about 4 months ago.

    Things that I've tried in order to get it working:

    • I tried running a scan on it but it doesn't show when I open Windows Explorer
    • I tried connecting it to another pc and scanning it, but it won't show on other pc's
    • I tried replacing the usb cable that connects it to my laptop, nothing!
    Does anyone have any idea on what I can do, I have so many important files that I can't wipe it, I mean, I have over 1200 mp3's alone. Not to mention all kinds of other important data. Again, its a Western Digital 350gb external drive and it has a virus on it. Please, if there's anyone who can help with this I would be much appreciative.

    Thank you
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