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Chistabo
03-13-2013,
Anything I can use to no a scan and clean up any issues that it may find?



I'm not aware of any viruses (I have antivirus) or anything else wrong. Just wanted to scan and tuneup.







thanks!!!!

chloeross
03-21-2013,
List of Free Scan & Disinfection Tools which can be used to supplement your anti-virus and anti-spyware or get a second opinion:

Emsisoft Free Emergency Kit
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool
Sophos Virus Removal Tool
SUPERAntiSypware Free - SUPERAntiSypware Portable
ESET Rogue Applications (ERA) Remover - How do I use the ESET Rogue Application Remover (ERAR)
AVZ Antiviral Toolkit by Kaspersky
Avira PC Cleaner
Panda Cloud Cleaner - How to disinfect computer with Panda Cloud Cleaner
Dr.Web CureIt
Hitman Pro
HitmanPro.Kickstart
SecureAPlus Freemium
Avira Standalone Malware Scanner – De-Cleaner
botfrei EU-Cleaner
MicroWorld eScan Anti-virus Toolkit (MWAV)
Microsoft Safety Scanner (MSS aka MSERT)
Norman Malware Cleaner
Windows Defender Offline
ClamWin Free Anti-virus - ClamWin Portable
McAfee Stinger Tool - How to use Stinger
Trend Micro Fake Anti-virus (FakeAV) Removal Tool
Trend Micro System Cleaner
herdProtect Anti-Malware Scanner
VIPRE Rescue

Note: Many of these tools are stand-alone applications contained within zipped files...meaning they require no installation so after extraction, they can be copied to and run from usb drives.

Emsisoft Free Emergency Kit and Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool are two of the more effective scanners recommended for use on a usb drive.

Not so Free malware scanning/removal programs:

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Pro
Malwarebytes Techbench: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware on a stick <- portable version for computer repair shops
Emsisoft Anti-Malware
SecureAPlus Premium

BTW...you can always supplement your anti-virus or get a second opinion by performing an Online Virus Scan. ESET is one of the more effective online scanners.

chloeross
03-29-2013,
Free Malware Removal Tools by Anti-virus vendors:

Bitdefender Virus Removal Tools
Kaspersky Virus Removal Tools
ESET Stand-alone malware removal tools
AVG Removal Tools
Panda Cloud Cleaner - How to disinfect computer with Panda Cloud Cleaner
Symantec Virus/Trojan Removal Tools
Symantec Security Risk/Spyware Removal Tools
Norton Rescue Tools: Norton Power Eraser
F-Secure Legacy Tools

chloeross
04-06-2013,
wow...quite a list



any recommendations?



thanks!!!!