Virus Scan A Windows Machine
Aug 30, 2010, 16:04 (0 Talkback[s])
"How often do we all hear the phrase, "Could you take a look at
it for me?" Whether you are checking out a machine for a friend or
colleague or looking after one of your own machines, it's handy to
have the ability to virus check a Windows setup from the safety of
a Linux boot CD or USB stick. This short guide shows you how to
scan for infected files by booting into SystemRescueCD and running
ClamAV, a virus checker.
"We recently covered SystemRescueCD, a bootable disc that
constitutes a Swiss army knife of Linux based tools for system
recovery. ClamAV is one of the useful tools that it includes in a
preconfigured, ready to run state."