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Free antivirus for lab without internet

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our school has 2 labs. one with out internet and the other one has interent

the one without internet keeps getting this virus where it hides the work from flash drives by making it hidden

is there any free antivirus that could probably be installed in the lab to fix this problem and which can some how be updated manually or something????

want this virus removed from these machines.....
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by:Chris Millard
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In the first instance, I would download and run ComboFix - this cures a lot of Malware. Once downloaded, just run it - it doesn't need an internet connection

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/combofix/
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by:Chris Millard
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You could also install the AVG Free antivirus scanner (although there are others too) and manually download and install the current definitions each time they are updated:-

http://free.avg.com/gb-en/download-update
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Stinger from Mcafee is a good standalone virus scanner that is updated almost daily.
http://www.mcafee.com/us/downloads/free-tools/stinger.aspx
I have used it many times on non Internet computers
it was updated yesterday at major Geeks:
http://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/mcafee_stinger.html
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by:helpfinder
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you can use Avira Free Antivirus and use it´s manual update tool dedicated for circumstances like yours, when machine is offline
http://www.avira.com/en/support-vdf-update-info

or you can use BitDefender and use offline updates
http://www.bitdefender.com/site/view/Desktop-Products-Updates.html
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by:slingingshot15
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bitdefender is not free?
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by:nobus
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just a note : if you want an AV on a system without internet, you must update the virus  signatures yourself
and i don't know if that is possible..
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by:Chris Millard
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@nobus - MANY anti-virus products post their signatures for download purely for this reason
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by:nobus
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yes - correct, so that is solved..
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