The Emsisoft Emergency Kit contains a collection of programs that can be used without installation, as a stand-alone version, to scan for malware and clean infected computers. The program is 100% portable - Ideal for USB flash drives.
Emsisoft Emergency Kit Scanner
The Emsisoft Emergency Kit Scanner includes the powerful Emsisoft Scanner complete with graphical user interface. Scan the infected PC for Viruses, Trojans, Spyware, Adware, Worms, Dialers, Keyloggers and other malicious programs.
Emsisoft Commandline Scanner
The Emsisoft Commandline Scanner contains the same functionality as the Emergency Kit Scanner but without a graphical user interface. The commandline tool is made for professional users and is perfect for batch jobs.
To run the Emsisoft Commandline Scanner, perform the following actions:
- Open a command prompt window (Run: cmd.exe)
- Switch to the drive of the USB Stick (e.g.: f:), then to the folder of the executable files (e.g.: cd run)
- Run the scanner by typing: a2cmd.exe
Next you will see a help page describing all available parameters.
The following parameter is an example of scanning drive c:\ with Memory, Traces (Registry) scan enabled, and archive support active. Detected Malware is moved to quarantine.
a2cmd.exe /f="c:\" /m /t /a /q="c:\quarantine\"
Emsisoft Emergency Kit is free for private use. For commercial use, please have a look at our Emsisoft Emergency Kit Pro page.
Runs On: Win 7, 8 & 10
All features are fully functional on both x32 and x64 systems. While running, Emsisoft Emergency Kit uses about 200 MB of your RAM, which is quite low considering the 10 million signatures that it must load. If your PC has at least 1 GB of RAM, this will be perfect.