Windows 10: Windows security scan and clean USB device

Discus and support Windows security scan and clean USB device in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; Hi. I have purchased a new pc that came equipped with Windows 10, included is Windows Defender. I have a USB with 12 threats on it and I would like to... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by Megan Prins, May 8, 2020.

  1. Windows security scan and clean USB device


    Hi. I have purchased a new pc that came equipped with Windows 10, included is Windows Defender. I have a USB with 12 threats on it and I would like to scan and remove these threats. I cannot seem to find any options in the security centre to do this. Please could you assist.

    :)
     
    Megan Prins, May 8, 2020
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  2. Kem Mon Win User

    USB wireless mouse 'USB device not recognised'

    Hi,

    There are a lot of possible reason why this issue has occurred. We have some
    questions for your to isolate this matter:


    • Have you tried using the USB mouse to other computer?

    • Is this happening with other devices?

    • What other troubleshooting steps have you done so far?

    We suggest that you perform these methods of troubleshooting steps and check if there's any changes:

    Method 1: Run the
    Hardware and Devices Troubleshooter.

    To run the
    Troubleshooter,
    follow these steps:


    • On the search bar, type
      Troubleshooting
      and hit
      Enter.

    • Choose
      Hardware and Sound.

    • Click on
      Hardware and Devices
      to run the troubleshooter

    Method 2: Update your drivers.

    To know how to update your drivers, click
    here.

    Method 3:
    Run SFC Scan.  

    To run an
    SFC scan, follow these steps:  


    • Run
      Command Prompt as Administrator.  

    • Type
      sfc /scannow
      and hit
      Enter.   

    Method 4:
    Run DISM Tool.  

    To run
    DISM Tool, follow these steps:


    • Run
      Command Prompt as Administrator.  

    • Type the following command:  

      • DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /scanhealth  

      • DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth  

    NOTE:
    This might take a while to finish scanning.
    Do not cancel. 

    Method 5: Clean Boot.

    To perform a
    Clean Boot, click
    here.

    Note:
    Reset the computer back to
    Normal Mode
    once you are done with the troubleshooting by following the section
    "How to reset the computer to start normally after clean boot troubleshooting"
    from the same article.

    If the issue persists, it is possible that the
    device itself has issues. We suggest that you
    contact the store
    from where you
    bought the device.

    Let us know how it goes.

    Regards
     
    Kem Mon, May 8, 2020
    #2
  3. GgrabbOne Win User
    How to scan USB devices using Windows Defender

    Thank you LML-VA, your suggestion worked perfectly.
     
    GgrabbOne, May 8, 2020
    #3
  4. thraxed Win User

    Windows security scan and clean USB device

    Installing windows off of a USB stick

    Step By Step from vista:
    From admin cmd prompt

    1. diskpart
    1a. list disk
    2. select disk 1 (replace 1 with your usb drive)
    3. clean
    4. create partition primary
    5. select partition 1 (replace 1 with your usb drive)
    6. active
    7. format fs=fat32
    8. assign
    9. exit

    Copy Windows Vista's DVD ROM content to the Flash Drive

    xcopy d:\*.* /s/e/f e:\ (d being your vista cd and e being your usb stick)

    And that's it, boot off your usb disk
     
    thraxed, May 8, 2020
    #4
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