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Windows Defender Offline

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 4.4.304.0
  • 3.8
  • (234)
  • Security Status

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Microsoft antivirus program bootable from CD or USB

Windows Defender Offline is free antivirus software from Microsoft. With it, you can boot up any computer and get rid of resident malware, even when Windows is out of action.

To install it, you just need a CD, DVD or USB flash drive with 250 megabytes of free space. If you want to burn Windows Defender Offline later, you can also create an ISO file.

When you boot up the PC with the CD, DVD, or flash drive, Windows Defender Offline starts a limited version of Windows, with which it is only possible to run an antivirus scan.

Choose the disk to scan and wait a few minutes until Windows Defender Offline finishes removing viruses. To update it, just run the Windows Defender Offline installer again.

PROS

  • It is Microsoft Security Essentials for USB
  • It can be updated periodically
  • Efficient and easy to use

CONS

  • No translations yet
  • It must be updated externally

Windows Defender Offline

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 4.4.304.0
  • 3.8
  • (234)
  • Security Status

User reviews about Windows Defender Offline

  • Adrián Gugyin

    by Adrián Gugyin

    It's offline, i.e. good for PCs used independently from the internet.

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Fantastic as a startup disk, works great..
    This is a great tool for locating unwanted malware, Trojans, etc. I have used it and it works great. More

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Windows Defender Offline needs some instructions..
    I know the software is in Beta but information about how it works and how to run it would be  More

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Awesome product, worked when nothing else would. Highly recommend..
    My system suggested that I download and install this program because of a vi More


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