A Windows-based computer is infected with malware and is running too slowly to boot and run a malware
scanner. Which of the following is the BEST way to run the malware scanner?
Kill all system processes
Enable the firewall
Boot from CD/USB
Disable the network connection
Antivirus companies frequently create boot discs you can use to scan and repair your computer. These tools
can be burned to a CD or DVD or installed onto a USB drive. You can then restart your computer and boot from
the removable media. A special antivirus environment will load where your computer can be scanned andrepaired.
A: Kill all system processes will stop system processes, and could have a negative effect on the system. It is
not the BEST way to run the malware scanner
B: The basic purpose of a firewall is to isolate one network from another. It is not the BEST way to run the
D: Disabling the network connection will not allow for the BEST way to run the malware scanner.