fixmestick

Makers of the FixMeStick, a PC virus detection and removal product. The FixMeStick is a simple-to-use, self- updating, self-contained USB hardware device built on the computer security principle that the only completely reliable method to detect and remove malware is to boot from a medium that is known to be clean.

Has Citadel Compromised Your Anti-Virus?

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The Citadel software disables anti-virus programs on infected PCs so they cannot detect malicious software. This means that if your PC was infected by Citadel, it still is despite the takedown of 1000 Citadel servers.

How Does FixMeStick Boot on Windows 8

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As the co-founder of FixMeStick, I appreciated the Pit Crew’s article on Windows 8 Secure Boot last week. As the Pit Crew’s article mentions, even Microsoft’s own Offline Defender won’t boot on Windows 8 PCs with Secure Boot on. Neither will Norton’s Bootable Recovery Tool. We received a lot of questions about how we do it so here’s how we’ve architected our latest FixMeStick (a computer virus removal device):