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Windows 7: Free portable AV program wanted

25 Sep 2014   #1
bawldiggle

XP/7x32 & x64/8x64/8.1x64
 
 
Free portable AV program wanted

Instead of waiting until I am desparate can anyone suggest a free portable AV program

Because I mentor dinosaurs (older than myself) I want to have a portable AV if their PCs are very sick.
In the last week I have had two infections (I think from hoax emails) that took me 2 days to clear up.

Today I discovered SuperAntiSpyware portable ... is not portable.
- the download is an executable that "installs" SAS onto a PC and after uninstalling leaves a substantial collection of registry items behind.
- CCleaner only found 3 of 22 items
- I manually disabled the orphaned items with "_obs" affix.

When I ran the "extracted" SAS in its alleged portable "mode" the registry inherits another 7 new SAS keys

Any suggestions for a decent/acceptable emergency AV for PCs that are so "ill" only an inserted thumb-drive will do ? . . . .


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26 Sep 2014   #2
NimoTony

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

run SUPERAntiSpyware as a portable application by INSTALLING it to a THUMB DRIVE

see this link

SUPERAntiSpyware Portable is the Must-Have Spyware Removal Tool You Need


this program is NOT an anti virus program--it's for spyware/malware removal

here is a link to portable AV programs--ClamWin is one of the best..and it's FREE

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/fiv...-at-all-times/

http://portableapps.com/apps/security/clamwin_portable
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