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Windows 7: KB890830 Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool 5.48 - May 2017

22 May 2017   #1
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 
KB890830 Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool 5.48 - May 2017

Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool 5.48 update available for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 via Windows Update.

You can also manually download at Microsoft Update Catalog.

See also: Malicious Software Removal Tool in Windows Windows 10 Security System Tutorials

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Update 5/22/2017: Today, we released an update to the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT) to detect and remove WannaCrypt malware. For customers that run Windows Update, the tool will detect and remove WannaCrypt and other prevalent malware infections. Customers can also manually download and run the tool by following the guidance here. The MSRT tool runs on all supported Windows machines where automatic updates are enabled, including those that aren’t running other Microsoft security products.


Source: Customer Guidance for WannaCrypt attacks MSRC

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22 May 2017   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Thanks Brink for the reminder.
I just took a peak and there it was. I looked about a half hour ago when I did a MSE scan and it wasn't there.

Of course I downloaded it. I use MRT on both of my systems. Just another tool to fight the bad guys and it's free and easy to use.

Jack
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23 May 2017   #3
CADesertRat

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 
Updated MSRT has a WannaCry detector

I already ran MSRT a couple of days ago but it looks like MS updated the MSRT yesterday to detect any traces of "WannaCry".
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Update 5/22/2017: Today, we released an update to the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT) to detect and remove WannaCrypt malware. For customers that run Windows Update, the tool will detect and remove WannaCrypt and other prevalent malware infections. Customers can also manually download and run the tool by following the guidance here. The MSRT tool runs on all supported Windows machines where automatic updates are enabled, including those that arenít running other Microsoft security products.
Customer Guidance for WannaCrypt attacks MSRC
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24 May 2017   #4
Anak

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

Same here, I'm on check for updates and it showed up as optional an I ran it. Result, good.
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24 May 2017   #5
Anak

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

Thanks for the merge Shawn!
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24 May 2017   #6
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
I saw it listed as Important not optional
I have not ran it or loaded it for that matter.
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24 May 2017   #7
CADesertRat

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

I'm not sure that I see the point in the MSRT checking for "WannaCry".
Once you have it, your files are locked. It's a bit late isn't it??
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24 May 2017   #8
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Hi,
I saw it listed as Important not optional
I have not ran it or loaded it for that matter.
Same here. I'll wait until the weekend to download and install it to make sure there are no reports of problems with it.
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24 May 2017   #9
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CADesertRat View Post
I'm not sure that I see the point in the MSRT checking for "WannaCry".
Once you have it, your files are locked. It's a bit late isn't it??
Hi,
Pretty much what I was thinking too
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24 May 2017   #10
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

I haven't had any problems with KB890830.

I've been installing all updates except optional including the full roundups. I make an image before installing the updates in case of a problem and don't leave security updates too long. I haven't had an update problem for a long time and if I do I'll just do a system image restore.
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