The Microsoft Safety Scanner
is a free portable
downloadable standalone EXE security tool that provides on-demand scanning
and helps remove viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. It works with your existing antivirus software.
The Microsoft Safety Scanner expires 10 days
after being downloaded. To rerun a scan with the latest anti-malware definitions, download and run the Microsoft Safety Scanner again.
The Microsoft Safety Scanner is not a replacement for using an antivirus software program that provides ongoing protection.
For real-time protection
that helps to guard your home or small business PCs against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software, download the free Microsoft Security Essentials