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virus removal macros?

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#1 pctech13


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Posted 05 September 2014 - 12:52 AM

so im a pc tech at a local shop and i had a wild idea.. is there any way to make a program to load on a usb that will launch one virus removal tool after another once they are complete? ex (hitman pro, then launch rkill > malewarebytes, etc etc) with the freedom to walk away and run the same program on another system. 




im guessing this would be some type of macro?? is this even possible 

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 09:38 AM

Batch file or script would be more likely.  However, the programs would have to support some kind of switches to allow for the automation unless all you have to do is launch the program.  If any selections are required then it may not be able to automate without command line style switches.

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 11:37 AM

Personally I would never allow a malware tool to run unattended. If something is found or goes wrong and it starts imploding and you're off having lunch you could be in for a bad day.

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 01:33 PM

You're not necessarily restricted to command-line tools that take options and arguments. There are also GUI macro tools.

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