Computer Security & Viruses/Test cd for spyware

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Hi, is there a device to test a floppy disk/cd for a virus. I have an external cd slot that I connect to my laptop's usb.

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Hi Elle

Any antivirus scanner should be able to scan files on demand.  Usually if you right click on the file, folder, or device you wish to scan, there will be a menu option to scan with your antivirus.  If not, let me know which antivirus you are using and I will give you specific directions to scan with that program.

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I will help you in eradicating malware and all forms of virus/trojans/adware. I can answer all PC-related hardware issues. I can also troubleshoot Windows OS errors (all versions) and other software problems. HijackThis logs are a MUST for virus related help. If you do not know how to do this, I have posted easy-to-follow instructions on the Ask a Question page. Every computer infection is different, so I will give you personal instructions on how to remove the malware, not a 'pat' answer. You can be assured of a prompt, polite, and knowledgeable response in all regards.

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I have over 25 years experience in using, building, and repairing computers. I have helped over two thousand people here on AllExperts, with consistent Top Feedback Scores. Please look at my answers here: http://en.allexperts.com/q/Computer-Security-Viruses-1737/indexExp_84308.htm I am also a Top Contributor of General Computing answers in Yahoo! Questions.

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