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Emsisoft Emergency Kit
The Emsisoft Emergency Kit contains a collection of programs that can be used without installation to scan for malware and clean infected computers.
Runs On: Win XP, Vista, 7 & 8
- The malware Emergency Kit for infected PC´s
- Award-winning dual-scanner to clean infections
- 100% portable - Ideal for USB flash drives
How it works:
The Emsisoft Emergency Kit contains a collection of programs that can be used without software installation to scan for malware and clean infected computers: Emsisoft Emergency Kit Scanner and Emsisoft Commandline Scanner.
Emsisoft Emergency Kit Scanner
The Emsisoft Emergency Kit Scanner includes the powerful Emsisoft Scanner complete with graphical user interface. Scan the infected PC for Viruses, Trojans, Spyware, Adware, Worms, Dialers, Keyloggers and other malicious programs.
This scanner contains the same functionality as the Emergency Kit Scanner but without a graphical user interface. The commandline tool is made for professional users and is perfect for batch jobs.
To run the Emsisoft Commandline Scanner, perform the following actions:
- Open a command prompt window (Run: cmd.exe)
- Switch to the drive of the USB Stick (e.g.: f:), then to the folder of the executable files (e.g.: cd run)
- Run the scanner by typing: a2cmd.exe
Next you will see a help page describing all available parameters.
The following parameter is an example of scanning drive c:\ with Memory, Traces (Registry) scan enabled, and archive support active. Detected Malware is moved to quarantine.
a2cmd.exe /f="c:\" /m /t /a /q="c:\quarantine\"
Emsisoft Emergency Kit is free for private use. For commercial use, please have a look at our Emsisoft Emergency Kit Pro page.
Will it run on my PC?
Unless you have a rather outdated PC from the late 90s, the answer is most likely yes, assuming that you’re using Windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8 - with the latest service pack installed. From Vista onwards all features are fully functional on x64 systems too. While running, Emsisoft Emergency Kit uses about 200 MB of your RAM which is quite low considering the 10 million signatures that it must load. If your PC has at least 1 GB of RAM, this will be perfect.
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CNET reviewer awards 5 out of 5 stars:
In the right hands, Emsisoft Free Emergency Kit can bring powerful tools to bear on a wide range of PC troubles.
PC Mag recommends:
If you're the security go-to guy (or gal) in your family, workplace, or neighborhood, stick a copy of Emsisoft Emergency Kit on a USB drive and keep it with you. It's definitely a useful tool in an emergency.
Extract the contents of the Emsisoft Emergency Kit to a USB flash drive to create your own universal tool for scanning and cleaning infected PCs.
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