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Posted 29 June 2014 - 13:00
Posted 29 June 2014 - 13:38
remove HDD, install in computer with good AV/malware. scan it. reinstall once cleaned.
best option is to backup photos and bookmarks and wipe it. Then once its updated/drivers setup make an image with DD or something so you can ALWAYS restore right to that point.
Posted 30 June 2014 - 07:45
Here's a partial listing I came up with:
Alwil - AVAST! Rescue Disk
AnviSoft - Anvi Rescue Disk
AVG - AVG Rescue CD
Avira - Avira Rescue System
Bitdefender - BitDefedner Rescue CD
Comodo - Comodo Rescue Disk
Doctor Web - Dr.Web LiveCD
ESET - ESET SysRescue Live
F-Secure - Rescue CD
Kaspersky Kaspersky Rescue Disk 10
McAfee - McAfee CleanBoot (requires license)
Microsoft - Windows Defender Offline
MWTI - eSCAN Rescue Disc (direct link to ISO)
Panda Security - Panda Safe CD
PC Tools - PC Tools Alternate Operating System Scanner (company acquired by Symantec;last updated in 2010)
Rising - Rising Antvirus Linux (direct link to ISO)
Sophos - Sophos Bootable Anti-Virus
Surfright - HitmanPro.Kickstart USB
Symantec - Norton Bootable Recovery Tool
ThreatTrack - VIPRE Rescue
Trend Micro - Rescue Disk
Trinity Rescue Kit - Trinity Rescue Kit (contains engines from five different anti-malware programs)
VirusBlokAda - VBA Rescue (direct link to ISO)
Zillya Antivirus - Zillya Live (direct link to ISO)
I can't say that I've tried all of them, so as usual, exercise caution before use (e.g., you might want to consider imaging the hard disk drive before you clean it).
Posted 30 June 2014 - 11:23
Thanks everyone! I'm hoping to clean it up. If not, then backing it up, restoring it then imaging it.
Posted 30 June 2014 - 11:33
Kaspersky Resuce Disc kicks a** even if it takes 6 days to complete!! Just kidding about that last part, but it DOES take quite a while.
Posted 30 June 2014 - 12:03
Posted 30 June 2014 - 20:37
I know Hiren's used to have some copyright issues, but UBCD, and PortableApps all have a suite of A/V utilities that can either run from a PE, or within the OS
A PE on a flash drive with some small portable apps & you're in business.
I use Yumi installer and have about 6-7 different bootable ISO on my 64GB Sandisk Extreme USB3
It will have about 10 Gig in ISO, PE, then 50 Gig of storage incase anything needs to be pulled off and copied over to the flash drive in the event of possible data corruption/loss