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What should I put on disk?

By beerabuser30 ยท 6 replies
May 13, 2010
  1. A friend at work says he has a trojan, it pops up and tells him so. That is all I know, don't know if it is real or if it is just one of those spyware things that does that. I am going to look at it but won't have access to the internet. Can I put the setup of adaware and avg on a disk and install on his computer without internet connection? We are at work where I won't have one. Or is there another suggestion?
     
  2. strategic

    strategic TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,020

    Try Clamwin.

    It's 6Mb download which you can install on a CD-RW, You can it from there assuming your friend has a CD player on his PC.
     
  3. beerabuser30

    beerabuser30 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 200

    Thank You that looks great. Is it as good as AVG? I haven't used it before.
     
  4. strategic

    strategic TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,020

    To me, AVG isn't really all that great, so yes, I find it better.
    It would be a great start in finding any problems.
    When it comes to portable software, there aren't too many choices, but Clamwin does have exceptional reviews.
     
  5. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 53,533   +353

    Work computer is not user's property and it shouldn't be played with.
    The computer is a company's property.
    It's up to IT people to take care of any issues.
     
  6. beerabuser30

    beerabuser30 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 200

    It is his personal laptop.
     
  7. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 53,533   +353

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