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USB drive cleanup

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#1 jeicher


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Posted 12 February 2009 - 09:27 PM

You generous volunteers helped me with a couple of problems last weekend. I had two computers infected and had to re-install XP on them. These two computers share a 160 GB USB drive. When I ran F-Prot and MalwareBytes on the USB drive, several files were quarantined. I have years worth of data on this drive. I would like to have a high level of confidence that the drive is clean before I copy files back onto my PC hard drives. Can you help?

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#2 DaChew


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Posted 12 February 2009 - 09:44 PM

To be safe use a few antivirus programs to do a full scan of the drive, MBAM wasn't designed for this purpose

You could scan with your clean computers and their installed antivirus

You could scan with a standalone scanner like Kasp's


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