bootable antivirus programs

  andrew-196854 18:02 14 Jan 05

i was wondering if you could run a antivirus program on a bootable cd ? buy the way its not my pc its a friend of mine, he is on windows 98 and it won t load in or even start in safe mode, this makes me think he has got a virus , plus he also told me he had no antivirus program . otherwise would it be best to do a clean install many thanks

  mattyc_92 18:04 14 Jan 05

If you have a "real" Norton SystemWorks/ Norton Internet Security, then they are bootable!!

  rômanab 18:04 14 Jan 05

I think stinger click here can be run from a disc or floppy

  rômanab 18:05 14 Jan 05

Sorry, misread.

  rômanab 18:08 14 Jan 05

The F-secure cd has a bootable linux distribution that lets you scan your pc without loading windows.

  andrew-196854 18:10 14 Jan 05

matty do not have norton as its for my mate would a trial version work if there is one ????

  mattyc_92 18:11 14 Jan 05

NO, it has to be a full version that was brought on a CD!!!

If you have one, then you can use your one... You don't register the program or anything lkike that... Nothing is copied to the computer, it just scans the system!!!

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