Microsoft Standalone System Sweeper

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http://connect.microsoft.com/systemsweeper

I stumbled across this today and found it quite interesting. It is in Beta but could be a useful tool.

Microsoft wrote:
Microsoft Standalone System Sweeper Beta is not a replacement for a full antivirus solution providing ongoing protection; it is meant to be used in situations where you cannot start your PC due to a virus or other malware infection. For no-cost, real-time protection that helps guard your home or small business PCs against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software, download Microsoft Security Essentials*.
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What about Spybot Search and Destroy, was not developed by Microsoft lol
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I have nothing against Spybot or any other system cleaner but the main intent of this is when you cannot properly up a computer. Think of it as a live disk.
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grinch2171 wrote:
I have nothing against Spybot or any other system cleaner but the main intent of this is when you cannot properly up a computer. Think of it as a live disk.


interesting, mite look into it. Can never have enough live linux and live USB then Live CD/DVD.

Never know when you need a booting device these days

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