McAfee sdat extract and scan for anti virus in safe mode You can use McAfee Sdat to scan your computer for virus. Here are step to perform sdat scan: 1. Download the latest sdat from McAfee site 2. Extract sdat to forder say C:\Scan using this command sdatXXX.exe /E Where XXX is number of Sdat file. This is extract file like Scan.exe, McTool.exe, clean.dat etc 3. Run this command : Scan.exe /ADL /CLEAN /DEL /HTML C:\Scan\Report.html Above command will scan all local drives (ADL), try to clean infected files (CLEAN), delete file if clean fail (DEL) and make html report (HTML). For more Scan.exe option try /? help. Below is the output of C:\sdat>Scan.exe /?
McAfee VirusScan for Win32 v5.20.0 Copyright (c) 1992-2007 McAfee, Inc. All A ll rights reserved. (408) 988-3832 LICENSED COPY - Jun 5 2007 Scan engine v5.2.00 for Win32. Virus data file v5267 created Apr 04 2008 Scanning for 386611 viruses, trojans and variants. Usage: Scan [object1] [object2...] [option1] [option2...] /? Display this help screen. /AD Scan all drives (not removable media). /ADL Scan all local drives (not removable media). /ADN Scan all network drives. /AFC= Set the Size of the Internal Cache Used When Decompressi ng Archive Files. /ALL Scan all files regardless of filename extension. /ALLOLE Treat all files as compound/OLE regardless of extension. /ANALYZE Turn on heuristic analysis for programs and macros. /APPEND Append to report file rather than overwriting. /BOOT Scan boot sector and master boot record only. /CHECKLIST Scan list of files contained in . /CLEAN Clean viruses from infected files and system areas. /CONTACTFILE Display contents of when a virus is found. /DAM Remove all macros from infected MS Office files. /DEL Delete infected files.
/DOHSM Scan migrated files (hierarchical storage management). /EXCLUDE Do not scan files listed in . /EXTLIST List file extensions scanned by default. /EXTRA Scan using an extra DAT file. /FAM Find all macros - not just infected macros. Used with /DAM will remove all macros. /FREQUENCY Do not scan after the previous scan. /HELP Display this help screen. /HTML Create an HTML report file. /LOAD Load options from . /MAILBOX Scan inside plain text mailboxes. /MANALYZE Turn on macro heuristics. /MANY Scan many floppy diskettes. /MIME Scan inside MIME, UUE, XXE and BinHex files. /MOVE Move infected files into directory , preserving path. /NOBACKUP Do not prompt for a backup diskette during a sector repair. /NOBOOT Do not scans boot sectors. /NOBREAK Disable Ctrl-C / Ctrl-Break during scanning. /NOCOMP Do not scans self extracting executables by default. /NOD don’t switch into /ALL mode when repairing. /NODDA No direct disk access. /NODOC Do not scans MS Office files. /NOEXPIRE Disable data files expiration date notice. /NOMEM Do not scan memory for viruses. /NODECRYPT Don't scan password-protected MS Office documents. /NOJOKES Do not alert on joke files. /NORENAME Do not renames infected files that cannot be cleaned. /PANALYZE Turn on program heuristics. /PAUSE Pause at end of each screen page. /PLAD Preserve Last Access Dates on Novell NetWare drives. /PROGRAM Scan for potentially unwanted applications. /REPORT Report names of viruses found into. /RPTALL Include all scanned files in the /REPORT file. /RPTCOR Include corrupted files in /REPORT file. /RPTERR Include errors in /REPORT file. /SILENT Disable all screen output. /STREAMS Scan inside NTFS streams (NT only). /SUB Scan subdirectories. /TIMEOUT set the maximum time to spend scanning any one file. /UNZIP Scan inside archive files. /VIRLIST Display virus list. /WINMEM Scan all Running Windows Processes.
/WINMEM= Scan the Running Windows Process With Process ID.