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Windows 7: Malicious Software Removal Tool

18 Mar 2016   #1

windows 7 64 bit
Malicious Software Removal Tool

Every time I log in recently the system asks me whether I want to install the Malicious Software Removal Tool. I do not want to do so.
Where is this message coming from and how can I get rid of this message?

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18 Mar 2016   #2

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
I'd say your windows update settings are set to automatically download and install is why.
Windows Update Settings - Change
Those updates are classified as Important.
And do need to be installed.
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18 Mar 2016   #3

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring

What have you changed ? that update is rolled out every month as part of patch Tuesday.

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28 Mar 2016   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

It's a patch, you can set it to download and not install but that's not recommended. Otherwise your updates pile up and your computer is so far behind on updates.
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28 Mar 2016   #5

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring

There is no reason not to install this KB, its like a one off Anti Virus scan.

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