Convert your Flash drive into a portable PC survival kit
If you have been using your flash drive as a simple file transfer vehicle, then there’s much more that you can add to its kitty. A simple flash drive can also be used as a powerful vehicle to carry a portable repository of software that can revive your otherwise ailing computer. A well-loaded USB drive can contain all the important software that are required during a PC emergency.
Let’s take a look at the list of software that you should install on your flash drive to make it a perfect troubleshooting tech gear that can come to your rescue during a PC disaster:
A full-featured portable software menu and file management system that lets you carry your favorite browser, full office suite, your photo editor, entire music collection, games, development tools, and much more. PortableApps manages the installation of all the portable software on your USB drive, allowing you to easily launch applications on your PC. The PortableApps.com platform has a built-in app store that allows you to organize and build your own app collection for easy accessibility.
Your web browser is the most likely component on your computer to turn down when your computer is chased by a nasty virus or a malware. Thus, Google Chrome portable is a great inclusion on your flash drive as it launches applications and web pages at lightening fast speed. Packaged as a portable app, Chrome Portable allows you to take your browsing experience on every computer you work on and it is a great option when working on a potentially infected computer.
It is a portable ClamWin antivirus that is packed in as a portable app and can be easily carried on a USB drive. Though it does not offer real-time antivirus scanning options, the antivirus application offers a powerful on-demand virus scanning capabilities for suspicious files and programs.
Spybot - Search & Destroy Portable
Â Do you suspect a malware on your PC? If yes, then Spyware S&D should be the first tool to look out for. The software can detect and remove thousands of spyware and malware from your computer and help you track and clean all the registry issues.
If you are dealing with an infected system, removing files and programs could be a real challenge. FileAssassin helps you clear the error messages that flash on your screen, thus allowing you to easily delete any file that you want to remove.
Autoruns configuration utility displays every single program that starts up with your computer, along with browser toolbars and shell extensions, auto-start services, and much more. With
Autoruns Portable, telling a program not to run is as simple as unchecking a box. Thus, Autoruns proves to be a powerful utility that can prevent accumulation of programs, helping you optimize the speed of your computer.
Make use of these powerful portable utilities and stay prepared for all types of PC emergencies.
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