To provide better protection to your computer, it is always better to have a secondary virus scanner and removal suit installed and Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool is just the very kind of software that you are searching, to provide your computer a double-layered security. Microsoft’s free security tools are often taken for granted by the users, but like the other products of Microsoft this suit also upholds the standard of the farm competently.
It is always to be remembered that 8. Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool is no antivirus, it assists one. It cannot block malware from infiltrating into your computer system. Its job is to hunt down all kinds of baddies that manage to hoodwink a primary scan by the antivirus and fix them. And the suit does the job with utmost care, detecting all latest malware, including even Blaster, Mydoom and Sasser. You can see a list of the malware in the first window.
When it comes to scanning the system, the suit offers three basic scans. Quick scan runs a superficial check of the most vulnerable area in the system. Full scan is the detailed and time-consuming scan of the whole system. Customizing scan allows the user to check a specific area. At the end a detailed report is given.
The updates are published in regular basis and you need to download them. The software can be downloaded for free as well as can be available as a part of Windows Update Service. It doesn’t sport any flashy interface, but is fast, easy-to-use and efficient.