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Does anyone know of an antivirus program that I can run from a jump drive?

Thanks

Any except an online one would be my guess. Except for the updates part I think. I used a few for a while off of a CD. Thought it might stay cleaner that way. Well you know how experiments go.  :lipsrsealed:

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Simple answer is none.

You can install an anti virus program on a USB key, but all anti-virus programs install registry keys, and have active services that are required to run. So if you where to plug it into another computer it would do nothing.

Why do you want to run one off a USB key anyway?

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My main comp has a virus and it will not load its anti virus program or connect to the internet.

How do I go about loading an anti virus program to the jump drive?

Go into safe mode, and try to run the anti-virus program you have installed.

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This thing wont let me get to safe mode either.

Well I hate to be the one too tell you this, but your going to have to format and reinstall.

Copy anything important off to the USB key, format your computer, install a anti virus software then scanned the USB key completely.

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you guys ever tried or heard of anything called ubcd?

You can always give that a try. I have had very mixed results with the virus scanner on it. But it sounds like the virus you did get has gotten it self around quite a bit.

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not sure how I got this thing either. system is running trend micro security 2008 with latest updates.

Anti - virus programs are not 100% full proof. let alone 50%. A good amount will not stop viruses. And all of them will hardly ever remove the virus fully because it has no clue how many times the virus has copied it self, and what else it has done.

And there is much better antivirus software out there, some of them are free, After you get back up and running I would start using AVG over trend micro.

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OK guys, her is an update.

got a response from Trend Micro and this program works from a jump drive.

http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/sUBs/ComboFix.exe

I can now run my Anti virus program and to safe mode.

I still do not have Internet access though.  I have tried reloading drivers, but no good.

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okay...dumb blonde question of the day...

if u don't have internet access...how are you posting in here...

i ask this cuz when i don't have access i can't even get in here...:)

I'm guessing its because he has another computer that is working just fine.

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okay...dumb blonde question of the day...

if u don't have internet access...how are you posting in here...

i ask this cuz when i don't have access i can't even get in here...:)

Looks like a way to increase your posts to me. :evil6: Tommy better watch out , there is a new SPAMMER in town. :haha:

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