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Windows 7: Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool

22 Aug 2011   #1
RalphG

Windows 7 Ultimate 64x and 32x
 
 
Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool

Hello All,
I have noticed that when the Windows update is
done, it downloads the Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool.
However I can't find it. Can someone tell me where it is.
Thanks

RalphG.


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22 Aug 2011   #2
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Hello RalphG

Just type MRT into the start menu.
Have a look through this - Malicious Software Removal Tool

Danny
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22 Aug 2011   #3
Corrine

Windows 7 & Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

Hi, RalphG.

Although the Malicious Software Removal Tool is good at the time of download, it uses the same definitions as the other MS scanners. Thus, even one day after it has been downloaded, it is out of date.

If you are using MSE as your antivirus software, you would do just as well checking for updates and scanning with MSE. However, if you use another vendor's product, I suggest the Microsoft Safety Scanner.

Tutorial here: Microsoft Safety Scanner
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22 Aug 2011   #4
RalphG

Windows 7 Ultimate 64x and 32x
 
 

Thank You for the replies. I use a few antimalware/virus apps.
I just like to have a few different apps. for safety.

Thanks again.
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