Portable Spyware Remover programs for USB drive

  CLONNEN 08:16 03 Feb 07

Are there any portable (no-install) spyware / adware remover applications which will run off an external USB drive?

  Technotiger 09:10 03 Feb 07

Hi, no, not to my limited knowledge.


  SLAYER 09:45 03 Feb 07

Don't be so modest Technotiger, but I concur.

  Technotiger 10:31 03 Feb 07

Hi, thanks for those kind words ...

  brundle 11:03 03 Feb 07

Probably more than you need but might be worth a look; click here

  myfoot 11:32 03 Feb 07

This site click here is run by a real fan of all things USB portable. If it can be put/run on a USB he has done it, I think he has web-servers running from USB drives.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:40 03 Feb 07

PC Repair System not antispyware but an excellent debugger click here (download and extract to USB stick unplug and then plug back in)

RogueRemover click here (USB install instructions)

click here

Sophos Anti-Rootkit click here

RootkitRevealer click here

ClamWin AV Portable click here

Spybot-S&D click here (USB install instructions)

click here

HijackThis click here

Doctor Alex click here

  Belatucadrus 13:28 03 Feb 07

Both Adaware SE click here and Doctor Alex click here can be installed to a USB where they will work quite happily. Both have installation routines that will stick entries in the Start Menu, but these can be safely deleted.

  Technotiger 13:38 03 Feb 07

Just why this Forum is so grrrreat - one is learning all the time!

Thanks Chaps.

  Belatucadrus 13:52 03 Feb 07

click here check out the PortableApps suite. If you already have all the portable apps you want, try the Base edition. Provides a neat start menu interface for a USB key.

  Belatucadrus 12:50 22 Feb 07

click here for another option, DrWeb CureIT.

While one of my previous suggestions Doctor Alex will work, there appears to have been very little if any product development of late and there's no way to check the age of the signature files. The project looks suspiciously moribund, use with care and don't expect too much.

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