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USB Defender Alternatives

USB Defender is described as 'was developed to be extremely easy in use. You can see just two buttons on it: "Protect" and "Unprotect". First button you are using to vaccinate your drive, second - to remove protection' and is an app in the security & privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to USB Defender for Windows. The best alternative is No Autorun, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like USB Defender are Panda USB Vaccine, Bitdefender USB immunizer, USB Autorun Virus Protector and Shiela USB Shield.

USB Defender alternatives are mainly Anti-Malware Apps but may also be Anti-Virus Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of USB Defender.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

USB Defender was developed to be extremely easy in use. You can see just two buttons on it: "Protect" and...

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  1. No Autorun icon

    No Autorun

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    A tool to block viruses in USB flash/disk from auto-running. When a USB disk is inserted, this tool not only locks the "autorun.inf" file, but also locks all the autorun-related virus and other suspicious files.

    ⚫︎ PortableNo Autorun can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. Panda USB Vaccine icon

    Panda USB Vaccine

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Panda USB Vaccine is a free utility from Panda Research which helps prevent malware infections due to the autorun feature of Windows Operating Systems. Once executed the user can choose two types of vaccinations: Computer Vaccination or USB Drive Vaccination.

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  3. Bitdefender USB immunizer icon

    Bitdefender USB immunizer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    The USB immunizer is BitDefender's response to this growing issue. This small utility is divided in two sections.

    ⚫︎ PortableBitdefender USB immunizer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  4. USB Autorun Virus Protector icon

    USB Autorun Virus Protector

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    A simple and portable tool to protect USB storage drives against spreading of Autorun.inf viruses through the USB drives by creating some un-deletable dummy files in your USB drive.

    ⚫︎ PortableUSB Autorun Virus Protector can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  5. Shiela USB Shield icon

    Shiela USB Shield

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Protects PC against viruses from infected removable drives.

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  6. SMADAV icon

    SMADAV

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Smadav can detect many new unknown virus in USB even if the virus is not in the database. Not only for protection, Smadav can also help you to clean USB Flashdisk from virus and restore hidden/infected file in the USB Flashdisk.

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  7. Ninja Pendisk icon

    Ninja Pendisk

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Ninja is the popular and freeware program designed for guarding computers against viruses transmitted by USB pendisks.

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  8. Antirun icon

    Antirun

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    Protect your PC and external devices from viruses, which spread via removable media.

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  9. Autorun Eater icon

    Autorun Eater

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Autorun Eater was born due to the increase of malwares using the ‘autorun.inf’ method to infect users unknowingly be it from flash drives, external hard disks or any other removable storage device.

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    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.6, released in February 2012, is no longer available on GameFront (first mirror) but can be still downloaded from the mirrors listed on the official website, like MajorGeeks, Download.com etc.

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  10. Mx One Antivirus icon

    Mx One Antivirus

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    Mx One is an antivirus designed to protect removable storage devices like USB sticks, iPods, SD cards, microSD cards, and many more devices, in an efficient and completely free way.

    ⚫︎ PortableMx One Antivirus can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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