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Possible malware on USB device


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#1 RNGreed

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Posted 17 December 2015 - 05:44 PM

So I have a playstation 2 controller to USB adapter that I use with my current computer. I'm about to get a new computer in a few days. There are dozens of reports that the adapter I have is loaded with malware. I don't remember if I had to remove any viruses from this computer from the adapter since I bought it years ago. Is there any way to quarantine the USB device from installing anything on my new computer or a way to block it installing anything completely so I can download the drivers myself?



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Posted 17 December 2015 - 08:21 PM

You can use Panda USB Vaccine.

 

It won't remove the malware on it, (the only way to do that is by formatting the device, generally) but it will protect it from further infection and protect your PC from being infected by it.






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