Thursday, September 24, 2009
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Sunday, September 13, 2009
Here is a small free program that may come in handy. Its called Clamwin Portable. Available at www.portableapps.com. Description from the website:
I have this app loaded on my USB key along with its virus definition database. I have used this app when a pc is infected with a virus that may prevent the installed Antivirus program from running or updating its own virus database.
I have used ClamWin Antivirus many times to fix pcs that have no internet access and cannot update their own virus software. I can update the virus database on the USB key from another pc and then connect the USB key to the infected pc.
I beleive this app can also be run from a CD although I have not used it that way. I imagine you would need to burn a new cd every time the virus database is updated.
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Thursday, September 10, 2009
It happened again. I got a client call who claimed to have a laptop they they took to "a large chain PC store" He took it in because of a broken power plug. When he picked it up they were trying to force him to by some new Antivirus software to replace Norton because the computer was infected with a specific virus and some addtional spyware.
He managed to get the pc away from the techs and decided to have me look at it instead.
After running all of my usuall Free Antivirus and AntiMalware (Malwarebytes, Ad-Aware, Spybot, Windows Defender, Clam AV, AVG antivurus and a few other minor scans) The virus and spamware that they claimed was on the pc was NO WHERE to be found. And get this... There was no Norton software installed in the first place so whey were they going to replace it?
In this case it seems that they tried to scare a customer into buying something that they normally wouldnt know if they even needed.
Anyway im just venting about why anyone still brings pcs to the big name store.
Thanks for listening.