Malicious Software Tool



B & A
07-10-2005, 02:26 AM
Now that I've downloaded it, where do I find
it to run?

BA

Wesley Vogel
07-10-2005, 02:26 AM
The Malicious Software Removal Tool from Automatic Updates, runs once and
it's gone. Unless a problem is found.

[[A new version of this tool is released on the second Tuesday of every
month. These new versions will be available from the Microsoft Download
Center—this page—as well as from Windows Update / Automatic Updates. An
online version of the tool is also available. It is recommended that Windows
XP users use Windows Update / Automatic Updates to download the tool.]]
Microsoft® Windows® Malicious Software Removal Tool (KB890830)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=ad724ae0-e72d-4f54-9ab3-75b8eb148356&displaylang=en

[[Windows XP users may get the latest version through Windows Update. To
have the newest versions automatically delivered and installed as soon as
they are released, set the Automatic Updates feature to Automatic.

Note The version of this tool delivered by Windows Update runs in the
background and then deletes itself. If you would like to run this tool more
than once a month, use the version on this Web page or install the version
that is available in the Download Center.]]
On-line version of the Malicious Software Removal Tool
http://www.microsoft.com/security/malwareremove/default.mspx

The Malicious Software Removal Tool is no substitute for update antivirus
software that is run regularly.
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See what the mrt.log says...

Paste this in the Start | Run box...

%windir%\debug\mrt.log

Click OK

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Hope this helps. Let us know.

Wes
MS-MVP Windows Shell/User

In news:%23RXy68ccFHA.2128@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl,
B & A <bjaj72@ind.com> hunted and pecked:
> Now that I've downloaded it, where do I find
> it to run?
>
> BA

Richard Urban
07-10-2005, 02:26 AM
It runs and then deletes itself. If it found problems you would have been
notified of such!

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Regards,

Richard Urban

If you knew as much as you think you know,
You would realize that you don't know what you thought you knew!


"B & A" <bjaj72@ind.com> wrote in message
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> Now that I've downloaded it, where do I find
> it to run?
>
> BA
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