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Derekpayne

Joined: 10 Jan 2010
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PostPosted: Sun 10 Jan 2010, 12:31    Post_subject:  Virus programme  

Hi

Is there a virus programme that I can download and run from within Puppy that will check for malicious software on my hard drive?

Cheers

Derek
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Sylvander

Joined: 15 Dec 2008
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PostPosted: Sun 10 Jan 2010, 13:45    Post_subject:  

See avast4workstation-1.0.8.pet linked here.
This works really well for me; I LIKE it

Or this post here.
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Sylvander

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PostPosted: Mon 27 Oct 2014, 19:56    Post_subject:  

Now get avast4workstation-1.0.8.pet at...
http://www.ibm-pc.org/puppy/avast4workstation-1.0.8.pet
md5sum = 46c21dc2fad103a70697ba6dc2015fbb avast4workstation-1.0.8.pet
This is an on-demand virus scanner that works in Puppy Linux.
I like the way this works.

Register here for your FREE Avast 1-year license.

To eliminate the problem that happens when you attempt to update the Avast database [failure to update].
Add the following line of code = /sbin/sysctl -w kernel/shmmax=130000000
...To the file = /etc/rc.d/rc.local
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