With Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool, which is often referred to as Microsoft Malware Remover malware is much less a problem than earlier. This tool was issued by the Microsoft Company after it was infringed for the low security of its software. Microsoft Remover malware security is performed on the computers, which run on Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. Microsoft Remover malware combat tool deals with the infections by the defined list of malicious software. This list is frequently updated by the Microsoft Security professionals, and is downloaded into user's computer with each new issue of Microsoft Windows Update.
Malicious software removal tool from Microsoft deals with such famous malicious applications as Mydoom, Sasser and Blaster, including scanning and removing of any infection tracked in your system. After the malicious software removal and detection process is complete, the Microsoft Remover tool files you a special report, which describes the results of the activity. If there were any malicious applications tracked and removed, you will know that from the report. New releases of the Microsoft Remover malware fighting tool take place every month on the second Tuesday. If there are urgent security issues that threat the system, the releases may come on another day. You may run the Microsoft Remover malware tool from the Microsoft website or download it regularly through the Windows Update Tool.
Often computers appear to be functioning normally even when infected. That is why Microsoft advises to run its malicious software removal tool even when the system seems to be running fine. Of course, using the Microsoft Remover malware tool is not enough to protect your computer. You should also use effective antivirus software and keep it up-to-date by downloading new releases and malicious software definitions list to keep your computer safe.
The Microsoft malicious software removal tool runs only if you are logged on as a user of the Administrators group.
If the Microsoft Remover tool was delivered through the Microsoft Windows Update, it will run in the background. In case it finds an infection, you will be reported. If you want to run this tool more frequently, you should install the version of the tool which is available in the Microsoft website Download Center.
Of course, Microsoft is far not the only producer of the malicious removal software, and many experts claim this tool to be far from being the most effective one. If you need serious protection for your computer (i.e. if you use it for your work or there is any private data stored on it), you will definitely need more advanced tools to fight malicious software.
However, for most users the Microsoft Remover tool is the most convenient and reliable way to ensure their computer safety. After all, due to frequent updates and releases, this tool is capable of combating the most dangerous and wide spread malicious software species. And what is also important - it is completely free and available for any Windows user worldwide.