Top 5 portable antiviruses for pendrive


This resource will help you know more about various types of portable anti virus that can be fit into your USB drive

Yes, you heard right I'm talking about "Portable" anti-virus.

Okay I make you understand what portable anti-virus is. Portable anti-virus is similar as you normal anti-virus program or a tool that fits into USB pen drive. It is very fast in scanning and handy so that easily you can carry with you.

Below I suggest you few best USB anti-virus:

1.Simple Machine Protect 1.5:-

Simple machine protect is an easy and outsource portable anti-virus solution for removing of harmful virus and scan in the mean time. Protect Simple Machine for more effective, faster use. Note that when ever you want to use it, your computer must be free from viruses, worms or malwares.
It comes in English language and is compatible with Windows2000/windows NT/ windows XP.
Simple Machine Protect
Pros:
•It easily fit into an USB drive.
•It scans very fast.
•It scans memory also.
•The program warns you if it finds a virus with a very primitive "beeping" sound and sooner starts its repair process.
Cons:
•It has limitation in picking up everything.
•Need more advance options.

2.System Explorer Portable:-

System Explorer Portable is the best among all. Its portable quality and check list of various viruses available on internet makes it special. You can carry out anywhere. It is complete, reliable and advance task management tool.
It comes with English, Spanish, German, Japanese, and Portuguese and is compatible with windows XP/ windows 7.
System Explorer Portable
Pros:
•It easily fit into an USB drive.
•It provides links where you get more information about viruses and other recent news on them.
•It completely analyzes your computer and works accordingly.
Cons:
•There is no proper documentation.

3.Portable Office Exec:-

Portable Office Exec is free portable antivirus software. There are amazing utilizes in this pack. So when you run Portable Office Exec then install all the utilities. The downloaded utilities will always be present in your pen drive. The total software with utilities takes 200 mb space.
It comes in English language and is compatible with Windows 95/ Windows 98/Windows 2000/windows NT/ windows XP/ Windows Me.
Portable Office Exec
Pros:
•It easily fit into an USB drive.
•The pack comes with lots of utilities.
Cons:
•Nothing.

4.ClamWin Portable:-

ClamWin Portable is free portable antivirus software. It is simple and powerful. It detects virus, malwars etc and has regular virus database updates but when prompted. You have to manually scan your system with the program every day so that your computer will be infection free every time. Some changes have been made in the software like change in virus database and in byte code signature.
It comes in English language and is compatible with Windows NT/ windows XP/ Windows Me/ Windows 7/ Windows vista.
ClamWin Portable
Pros:
•It easily fit into an USB drive.
•It is free to use and fast.
Cons:
•It does not protect in real time.
•Without prompting it does not update automatically.

5.Panda Cloud Antivirus :-

Panda Cloud Antivirus is free portable antivirus software. It is simple and powerful. Protect Simple Machine for more effective, faster use. It has two ways to scan one is Quick Scan and the other one is Custom scan for specific folder, files, and drives. It takes 236.52K free space to get downloaded.
It comes in English language and is compatible with Windows NT/ windows XP/ Windows Me/ Windows 7/ Windows vista.
Panda Cloud Antivirus
Pros:
•It easily fit into an USB drive.
•It is light and amazing detection rate which is pretty fast.
•It has simple interface.
Cons:
•Always need internet connection for scanning.

You must download anyone of this portable anti-virus from reputed site.


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Comments

Author: Krishna Verma01 Aug 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

Hi Pamela;
A very nice resource and the use of picture ahd made it even more impressive.
You have given the pros and cons of these 5 antivirus in a simple language.

Author: D.Jeya Kumar(JK)02 Aug 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

Hi,

It is very to know about the even we can have very small antivirus software’s than can be put in to a pen drive. It is very small in size to keep those viruses in pen drive and even some of them can be put in a floppy drive, because it is that much small.

Author: Raghav13 Oct 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

Pamela,

A very nice article about anti virus for USB pen Drives. Your article is very impressive with even pictures. Are you using any of these anti virus for your pen drives? Can you tell me which one is best to use and effective anti virus. I have a lot of virus in my pen drive.

Raghav

Author: Aamir shahzad17 May 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

A very nice article about anti virus which working on pen drive.this can help the other member.i hope many member can help from him

Aamir khan



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