Free Anti Virus For USB Drive

Having a USB Pen drive is good for productivity because it can carry large files despites its small size. With capacity more than 8gb and fast write/copy speed, this invention has become one of the most needed computer devices for students, workers, teachers, and others to manage their digital files nowadays.

However, with the heavy usage of USB pen drive a major problem arises. Virus creators turn their attention towards this tiny device to exploit unsecured computers. Many viruses infect the pen drives and of course inclusive of the PC where it is plugged in which has Microsoft Windows operating system installed. It is made possible due to the compromised autorun.inf script file which automatically execute in company with viruses files whenever the device containing the file is plugged into Windows-based computer. Windows operating system does not disable autorun by default.

To counter this problem, there are several methods that one can use. First is to enable write protect on USB flash drive which is useful if you plan not to do any change to your USB flash drive. There’s also viruses and malware removal tool by USB’s which comes in handy. But today I’m going to cover about free standalone antivirus solution which consists of both prevention and cure approaches.

mxone-Usb Ani Virus

Mx One Antivirus 4.0 is a free antivirus for your USB pen drive, iPod, mp4 and mp3 players, memoirs M2, SD, micro SD, and many more USB-based storage devices. It protects your USB drives against virus, trojans, worms, spyware, hacking tools, and software risks. It also quarantines suspicious and infected files for deletion purpose.

The installation file is 1.4 mb. You need roughly 1mb of free space reserved on your PC or removable media for this software. You can install either into your PC or your USB flash drive or both better protection.

With this free antivirus for pen drive the question that comes in one’s mind would probably if this antivirus gets to work well with antivirus that is already installed in our pc? Fortunately, it is compatible with any antivirus resident like Nod 32, Kaspersky, Bit Defender, AVG, Norton, Panda, Avast, Avira Antivir.

The key aspect of Mx One Antivirus 4.0 is it provides real-time protection. Check and Destroy system detects and removes all viruses that attempt to infect our USB device while connected to infected PC even for unknown viruses. On the other hand, Guardian system protects our PC from viruses that come from infected USB devices. Always update the signature file periodically to prevent new virus threat.

Download Mx One Antivirus 4.0 (1.4mb, zipped) |

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Posted By: KirubaKaran
Microsoft Certified Professional

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