Can I download AntiVir onto a USB stick?

ambo11, Jan 1, 1:48am
Hi, got afriend who has XP, and no antivirus. . . lol. . . and he is on dial up as he is out in the wops with no broadband available. Can I download AntiVir to a usb stick and plug it in at his end to install on his comp? Otherwise it will be some time to download, as in hours. . . . or is this not possible? Thanks very much for any help.

0800xford, Jan 1, 1:59am
yes, you can do this.

eevent, Jan 1, 2:06am
Yes no problem, would recommend Avast tho as you can then download the updates as well. Otherwise you will find a hefty 35mb download at his end to update the latest definitions!

0800xford, Jan 1, 2:07am
you can manually update avira's antivir too.

ambo11, Jan 1, 2:24am
Thanks guys for the info, much appreciated.

drcspy, Jan 1, 2:31am
you can download or copy ANY file onto a usb stick

r.g.nixon, Jan 1, 5:20am
Panda Cloud Antivirus - no updates required.

dunedin_ree, Jan 1, 5:30am
Still uses internet connection though, right? In fact it requires it. Data is still data no matter what you call it.

r.g.nixon, Jan 1, 5:36am
Yes it uses the internet - haven't checked how much it uses yet.

dunedin_ree, Jan 1, 5:54am
A quick read of Panda reviews and comments suggests that it's really designed for always-on broadband, not dialup.

mark.p, Jan 1, 6:07am
Or for use on a usb stick which is what the OP wants.

r.g.nixon, Jan 1, 6:10am
I read it as d/load & install, rather than use, from a USB stick.

dunedin_ree, Jan 1, 6:12am
I was commenting on its suitability for dial-up.

mark.p, Jan 1, 6:20am
My bad.

r.g.nixon, Jan 1, 6:27am
Could be OK for dial-up.

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