Laptop Security - 'Foreign' Pen Drives

  dogbreath1 19 Dec 12
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I have a business which involves allowing clients to connect their pen drives to my laptop. I have Win 7, an antivirus and have autorun disabled. Is there anything else I need to do to protect my machine from nasties which may be present on these pen drives?

  northumbria61 19 Dec 12

When inserted the pen drive shows up in Computer with an allocated drive letter. In my case and with Windows 7 I then right click on the drive and select Scan with AVG (in my case) AND/OR Scan with Malwarebytes.

  dogbreath1 25 Dec 12

Thanks for that.

  rdave13 25 Dec 12

So long as they use the 'Guest' account, or a standard account (not admin) then that will also help.

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