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USB Antivirus Is there an application or a software which can scan and heal virus in a USB Flash Drive?

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  • raghav1988_2 Jan 23, 2009

    my pen drive is not formatting so please kindly send an idea

    when i formatting it say that it has be write protected

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Vhinz_dprinz, To answer your question if you're using a USB flash drive, I would assume that you have a PC that you're using as well. Your PC should have an antivirus installed on it, if so you can open up the control panel of your antivirus program and set it to scan it. I'm sure you're well aware that once you plug the flash drive in, it pops up as a removable drive, you can then tell your antivirus program to scan that particular drive.

Now another thing that you can try is installing AVG antivirus, it's a free download for personal use, you can set the program to auto-scan your harddrive and any other removable drives attached to it. Normally you should set it to scan at night while you're sleeping and not using the flash drive. Let me know if you need further input on this issue. Goodluck

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U.S.B have some virus


Insert your USB drive in the appropriate USB slot in your computer. If the Autoplay dialog box appears, select "Take No Action" and click the "OK" button. Launch your anti-virus program, such as AVG Antivirus or Anti Malware. Select the USB drive for the program to scan. Click the "Start Scan" button or option. Open the scan history for the USB drive when the scan is complete to see a list of viruses and warnings identified by the antivirus software. If desired, select the options to "Heal All Infected Files" or "Move the Infected Files to the Virus Vault" to ensure these files are quarantined from your system. Highlight each infected file in the scan history. Write down the file name of each infected file identified on the USB drive. Minimize the application's window. Select "Run" from the Windows "Start" menu. In the Run window, type "e:/" at the command prompt to switch to your USB drive (or type the drive letter for your USB drive). Press the Enter key. Type "attrib -s -h -r -a *.*" at the command prompt to remove the system, hidden, read-only and archive file attributes. Press the Enter key. Type "del ####.+++" where "####" is the file name of the infected file and "+++" is the file extension, at the command prompt line. Press the Enter key. For example, "del terriblevirus.exe" will specifically delete the Terrible Virus executable file. Repeat for each infected file on your list identified in Step 4. Close the command prompt window; that is, exit the Run utility. Maximize the window for your anti-virus program (which is still open) and repeat Steps 2 to 7 until no virus is detected on your USB drive. Exit the anti-virus application.
or Click start click on my computer you should see your usb drive right click then select format. another way is to control panel administrative tools computer management disk management right Click on your drive select format
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Virus of usb


Insert your USB drive in the appropriate USB slot in your computer.

If the Autoplay dialog box appears, select "Take No Action" and click the "OK" button.


Launch your anti-virus program, such as AVG Antivirus or Anti Malware.

Select the USB drive for the program to scan.

Click the "Start Scan" button or option.


Open the scan history for the USB drive when the scan is complete to see a list of viruses and warnings identified by the antivirus software.


If desired, select the options to "Heal All Infected Files" or "Move the Infected Files to the Virus Vault" to ensure these files are quarantined from your system.


Highlight each infected file in the scan history. Write down the file name of each infected file identified on the USB drive. Minimize the application's window.


Select "Run" from the Windows "Start" menu. In the Run window, type "e:/" at the command prompt to switch to your USB drive (or type the drive letter for your USB drive). Press the Enter key.


Type "attrib -s -h -r -a *.*" at the command prompt to remove the system, hidden, read-only and archive file attributes.

Press the Enter key.


Type "del ####.+++" where "####" is the file name of the infected file and "+++" is the file extension, at the command prompt line.

Press the Enter key.


For example, "del terriblevirus.exe" will specifically delete the Terrible Virus executable file. Repeat for each infected file on your list identified in Step 4.


Close the command prompt window; that is, exit the Run utility.


Maximize the window for your anti-virus program (which is still open) and repeat Steps 2 to 7 until no virus is detected on your USB drive.

Exit the anti-virus application.

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Click start click on my computer you should see your usb drive right click then select format.

another way is to control panel administrative tools computer management disk management right Click on your drive select format



Hope this helps

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Recording (?) light on front of case continuously flash's, as if it is writing to the HD. haven't found anyway to stop or correct that.


Hi,
The Hard Disk activity LED indicator blinks only when there is some Read/ Write activity. In your case if the LED is blinking frequently, it certainly means some activity. It could by due to the following reasons: -
1. Antivirus program automatically scanning the disk
OR
2. Probably due to some virus activity.

So, I suggest that you may check the Antivirus program settings for any automatic/ scheduled scans (as some antivirus programs automatically start scanning the external drive). Secondly, if there appears any virus activity (which is likely) you should update the Antivirus program and scan the system. If you dont have the Antivirus program installed on your PC, to disinfect the system you may install antivirus, update it and scan.
AVG 2011 Antivirus FREE Edition
From the above link AVG can be downloaded and installed for FREE. Its basic antivirus protection.
Install AVG and scan the system.

Hope it helps! Good Luck!
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Your WD HDD have been attacted by viruses for your computer or outside computer where you used it last. Make sure that you have an up to date antivirus software, scan your computer or the external hard drive, explore your computer, go to tools - folder options under view files & folders select show hidden files and folders apply and ok it.

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Connect USB drive to USB port.When icons appears in My Computer, right click on it. A popup menu appears showing option for virus scan.By clicking on it scan the entire drive.
But dont ever open that USB drive, if there is a possible trojan. because when you will open that USB drive, the trojan will be copied into your hard drive automatically.
Best way to remove trojan is to completely format your USB drive.

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Once you were able to see your original files, copy it onto your computer. Make sure though that you will not copy the comprised file or the virus itself. Do a quick scan or if you are sure that you already have backed up your original files, reformat the flash drive.

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If u have a well reputed antivirus software in your comp, just go to the scan option and click the custom scan option. then, click the drive to which ya pendrive is connected. Once it is detected, you will be asked to delete it or quarantine it. Delete it. ya pendrive is now free of viruses.

(Incase u dont have any well reputed antivirus softwares, download kaspersky anti virus 2009. you will get a 30 day free trail. once you get ya pendrive clean, u can uninstall it if u want).

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