Can MS Antispyware scan without being installed first?



Nate Johnson
07-10-2005, 03:09 AM
Is is possible to do a one time scan of my system using MS anti spyware beta
without installing the software? Is there a switch or a utility that will do
this?

Thanks

Nate

Richard Urban
07-10-2005, 03:09 AM
No!

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"Nate Johnson" <NateJohnson@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> Is is possible to do a one time scan of my system using MS anti spyware
> beta
> without installing the software? Is there a switch or a utility that will
> do
> this?
>
> Thanks
>
> Nate

Carey Frisch [MVP]
07-10-2005, 03:09 AM
No, you would have to install the program and run it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=321cd7a2-6a57-4c57-a8bd-dbf62eda9671&displaylang=en

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"Nate Johnson" wrote:

| Is is possible to do a one time scan of my system using MS anti spyware beta
| without installing the software? Is there a switch or a utility that will do
| this?
|
| Thanks
|
| Nate


Can MS Antispyware scan without being installed first?