Will any AV, or anti-spyware, software do this?

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I would like to boot an infected PC with a CD or floopy.

Then, connect to a server that is running the anti-malware software.

Then have the server scan the infected drive, and remove the malware.

Possible?


Re: Will any AV, or anti-spyware, software do this?

walterbyrd, 10/27/2006, 8:06:33 AM,

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Re: Will any AV, or anti-spyware, software do this?


badgolferman wrote:

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A boot CD would be helpful. But, I don't think that would be a complete
solution, since it would be - at best - difficult to keep the malware
definitions up-to-date.

I think some anti-spyware programs will run from a usb drive, so
booting from a CD, then running the anti-spyware might work, if the
boot allows to the usb, and if the anti-spyware app works under the
boot CD's OS.

AV software is another matter. I know symantec will not run anyware
that it's not officially installed. I am not sure about other AV
software.


Re: Will any AV, or anti-spyware, software do this?

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@e3g2000cwe.googlegroups.com>, walterbyrd@iname.com says...
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Sophos's command line tool, SAV32CLI, will.
Possibly AntiVir, not sure.
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