corrupted antivirus

  heezy45 11:49 15 Jan 2008

hi guys,
I want to install an anti virus program onto my infected pc.the anti virus is on a pen drive but gets corrupted anytime i insert it in the pc.When i bring a new one the same thing cd drive is faulty so thats the only way i can install the there any way i can install from the pen drive without being corrupted?
Since you guys are gurus may be you can help as you always do.
Thanks very much in advance.

  johnnyrocker 11:52 15 Jan 2008

best bet i think is an on line scan to clear infection first should then be straightforward symantec has a scanner as does trend micro housecall.


  birdface 12:03 15 Jan 2008

Can you open another user account and make it as administrator.You should then be able to download and run Anti-Virus programs on that.At least I could that with my grandaughters computer.Wait and see what other fixes are available first.Always worth a try if nothing else works.

  heezy45 12:09 15 Jan 2008

hi,the pc is not connected to the internet so i want to know how i can go about it.

  johnnyrocker 12:11 15 Jan 2008

that info would have been of use at the beginning, i doubt much more ideas available to you.


  mfletch 12:29 15 Jan 2008

When you put a new Antivirus program on the pen drive change its name eg/ AVG/ to shoes

Also try putting this on your computer

click here

But again rename it when you put it on the pendrive,


  johnnyrocker 12:33 15 Jan 2008

try getting an updated copy of 'stinger' to a floppy then run a scan with that?


  Belatucadrus 15:37 15 Jan 2008

click here for Dr Web CureIt, probably the most comprehensive stand alone scanner/cleaner you can stick on a flash drive.

  SANTOS7 15:45 15 Jan 2008

If this PC is not connected to the internet, what makes you think you have a Virus, and not sure how you could infect your PC from disc when you say CD drive is faulty...

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