Download Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool (KB890830)

March 16, 2010 | Filed under Security, Software, Windows


Every second Tuesday of each month, Microsoft pushes out Malicious Software Removal Tool to every Windows user to download and scan the computer for any infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps to remove the infection if it is found. Although many experts do not rely on Microsoft product to scan and clean the computer from virus infection, but the Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool is an effective utility that can so far detect 137 malware families and clean them. The list continues to grow every time this tool gets updated.

Downloading and installing this tool doesn’t require to pass the Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) validation which means it can also be used on pirated or non genuine Windows. This tool does not require installation, although it may look like any hotfixes that require installation, it simply just extracts and runs the scan in background and auto remove the malicious files if found. For computer technicians and engineers, this tool is worth downloading and keeping in case to be used on customers computer. You can either select Quick Scan, Full Scan or Customized Scan.

Malicious Removal Tool Scan Type

Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool is free and can be used in Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows 2000, and Windows Server 2003 both 32 and 64 bit with different installers. The size of the installer windows-kb890830-v3.5.exe seems to be growing all the time too and it is now at 9.4MB already.

Download Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool 32bit | 64bit

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