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Windows 7: Immunizing portable HDD

06 Jun 2015   #81

Windows 7 Home Premium, Version 6.1 (Build 7601: Service Pack 1)

Alright I'll setup the autoscan and try another full system scan with comodo.

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06 Jun 2015   #82

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
Drive Scan Comodo

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gabe22 View Post
I check but I don't have the same button as your screenshot, when I right click on drive the context menu shows "scan with comodo antivirus", is it the same or the "scan for security threats" is from the other software that you're using?
I was using a different machine when I posted that screenshot - sorry for the confusion. I just wondered if you scanned drives from the context menu. Here's what Comodo (right click on a drive) entry looks like:

Immunizing portable HDD-comodo-drive-scan-1.jpg

And here's how to scan a drive via drag 'n drop using Comodo's GUI:

Immunizing portable HDD-comodo-drive-scan-2.jpg

As for the auto scan USB command line mentioned by Cottonball - that's for another program CCE Comodo Cleaning Essentials.

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06 Jun 2015   #83

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

I think the main thing to consider at this point is disabling autoplay entirely: See Option One - Step 3:

AutoPlay - Enable or Disable

Then when you plug in a drive - scan it before using it.
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06 Jun 2015   #84
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1

As Callender has post. I also recommend to never use auto play.

By the time you try to scan it's to late. The infection has got into your entire system. It only takes a few m/s.
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06 Jun 2015   #85

Windows 7 Home Premium

Oops, posted the wrong carried away reading the CCE info...

To my understanding, if you have the following folder:


And, there is an exe called: CAVSCONS

If so, it is used on a command line scan.

Supported switches are:
[file spec] - * and ? wildcards are supported
/D = Attempt disinfection
/R [filename] = Create report

Example : To scan all PowerPoint files on drive X:, and create a report called ppoint.txt on the C: drive, the command would be:

cavcons X: *.ppt /R=c:\ppoint.txt
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08 Jun 2015   #86

Windows 7 Home Premium, Version 6.1 (Build 7601: Service Pack 1)

I suppose disabling autoplay seems be the rather safest, will try that.
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08 Jun 2015   #87
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1

I would like to start from the beginning.

Never hook any thing up to a computer you don't own without the owners permission. That includes computers in stores. Their is no way of knowing if some clown has done the same thing just to infect the store computer.
No one has the right to hook any thing to a computer they don't own or have permission to do so.

Never hook anything to your own computer until it is scanned for security. Even if it is from a friend. A friend could have a infected external and not even know it's infected.
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