User Guides


MetaDefender Drive provides a device analysis solution in a USB form factor that embeds multiple anti-malware engines and OPSWAT vulnerability detection capabilities. MetaDefender Drive is able to quickly and easily boot into any (x86/x64 based architecture) device in an organization that is believed to contain suspicious files. Using multiple high-quality antivirus engines MetaDefender Drive provides a comprehensive report on the state of the device without modifying the underlying filesystem. MetaDefender Drive is specially crafted to analyze devices at rest.


This user guide covers installing, configuring, upgrading, using, and troubleshooting MetaDefender Drive.

Key Features

  • Bootable solution even for offline machines

  • Support Windows, macOS, Linux on target machines

  • Multi-scanning with a variety of commercial AV packages (based on purchase tier)

  • Vulnerability analysis

  • Scan full systems or selected path

  • Report generated as PDF, Text, or HTML

Hardware Specification:

MetaDefender Drive Advanced hardware provided by Kanguru and based on FlashTrust line with customized Defender case




SuperSpeed USB 3.0 (Compatible with USB 2.0)


Up to 250 Mbps Read / 85 Mbps Write

Military Standard

Waterproof, Dust & Shock-Resistant to MIL-STD-810F Standards

Operating Temperature

0°C to +70°C

Storage Temperature

-25°C to +85°C


Digitally Signed Trusted Secure Firmware (RSA-2048 Bit)

TAA Compliance





1.3oz (38 g)


2.8" x 0.74" x 0.35" (73mm x 19mm x 9 mm)

Encrypted Drive Support

MetaDefender Drive can unlock encrypted hard disks if the decryption/recovery keys are made available.

MetaDefender Drive supports the following full disk encryption technologies: