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#1 polarpimp

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Posted 05 July 2009 - 06:31 PM

is there any antivirus that i can run from my usb drive instead of installing it on their pc? and r they free?

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Posted 05 July 2009 - 07:53 PM

Hello though not a full AV it is better than many and fre and you can run it.

Next run MBAM (MalwareBytes):

NOTE: Before saving MBAM please rename it to zztoy.exe....now save it to your desktop.

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.
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MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.
  • Make sure you are connected to the Internet.
  • Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
  • When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
  • When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:
    • Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
    • Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
  • Then click Finish.
MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.
  • If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue.
  • If you encounter any problems while downloading the definition updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.
On the Scanner tab:
  • Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.
  • Then click on the Scan button.
  • If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button.
  • The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.
  • When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".
  • Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.
Back at the main Scanner screen:
  • Click on the Show Results button to see a list of any malware that was found.
  • Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
  • When removal is completed, a log report will open in Notepad.
  • The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
  • Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply. Be sure to post the complete log to include the top portion which shows MBAM's database version and your operating system.
  • Exit MBAM when done.
Note: If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you will be asked to reboot your computer so MBAM can proceed with the disinfection process. If asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mode) will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware.


Another one is Portable Norton Security Scan

Edited by boopme, 05 July 2009 - 07:56 PM.

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Posted 05 July 2009 - 08:05 PM

im currently using clamwin portable antivirus. its really slow. is there any good portable antivirus thats faster than clamwin?

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Posted 05 July 2009 - 09:18 PM

Hello there are several here ... Portable Antivirus
I haven't used them all to say which is fastest..
But for some important info on theses appsss look at PapaKids ,post #4 here
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...table+antivirus
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Posted 06 July 2009 - 08:02 AM

boopme that site dosnt seem face to b downloaded from

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Posted 06 July 2009 - 10:50 AM

Hi not sure what you meant to say there../?
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Posted 06 July 2009 - 12:54 PM

oh sorry i meant that wensite dosnt seem safe to b downloaded from?
wat do u think

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Posted 06 July 2009 - 02:32 PM

I think it is safe...
http://www.siteadvisor.com/sites/pendriveapps.com
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