how to use usb set

can someone explain how to configure usb set....
brian ramdhaniCT Technician Asked:
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Thomas Zucker-ScharffConnect With a Mentor Systems AnalystCommented:
It is fairly self explanatory.

I use version 1.4.1.  

Look at the top of the application click on the AUTORUN SETTINGS tab:
click the GREEN buttons and save

In the Clean Traces tab do not do anything unless you are comfortable with this.  Basically all you are doing here is getting rid traces of USB devices that have been plugged into the machine.

under VACCINATION:
install resident (the first time you run it you may want to launch resident also)
Check both silent vaccination and virus scan
vaccinate ALL drives

Go back to global state tab and make sure everything is green, if not refresh first.  Then exit.
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brian ramdhaniCT Technician Author Commented:
thanks man....

one question...once i do all those things is there anything else to do???

if someone comes tomorrow and puts in their flash drive should i expect to see any pop up or something???

if someone has a virus on their flash drive and they put it in my computer does this prevent it from entering my pc and it fixes the flash drive???

i am new to this....
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Thomas Zucker-ScharffSystems AnalystCommented:
Any USB device attached to you computer (including mapped networked drives - because it is assigned a drive letter by the system) will have a folder called autorun.inf created in the root (except on network shares it is in the share root).  The folder has 2 files in it one is hidden and read only.  This makes it so autorun cannot be used as a vector to spread virii.  This does not clean the USB stick.  You can use Flash_disinfector for that (google it - it is also made by sUBS who created ComboFix)

And yes even though you check the vaccinate silently box, a popup will come up anyway.  I haven't found a way around that yet.

You can also use this reg file to disable autorun on your XP machine autorun.reg
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brian ramdhaniCT Technician Author Commented:
ok so basically if an infected drive is placed in the pc, the infection will not be able to spread unto the pc???
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Thomas Zucker-ScharffSystems AnalystCommented:
Right!  The USB drive may still be infected, but it will not be able to use autorun to infect the PC (which is pretty much the only way it can happen)
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brian ramdhaniCT Technician Author Commented:
ok thanks man...btw i am using vista and not xp
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Thomas Zucker-ScharffSystems AnalystCommented:
Then I don't think that reg file will work for you - it was developed to work on XP machines.
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brian ramdhaniCT Technician Author Commented:
ok well i guess the usb set will handle it then
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Thomas Zucker-ScharffSystems AnalystCommented:
Yep - I've used it on win7 systems
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brian ramdhaniCT Technician Author Commented:
ok well under the autorun settings , there is an autoplay setting....i must put that on disabled right??? cause i see that is color coded green
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Thomas Zucker-ScharffSystems AnalystCommented:
You definitely don't want autoplay either.  Autoplay was one of the major vectors for disseminating Virii on Vista and win7 machines until fairly recently.
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brian ramdhaniCT Technician Author Commented:
ok thanks man...u were very helpful.....what happens i am a tech in a school and these children are spreading viruses on their flash drive all over.....i think this will help a lot...
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Thomas Zucker-ScharffSystems AnalystCommented:
We used this in a computer lab at a local college - worked like a charm.
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