Malicious Software Removal Tool – What Is It

As well as Defender on your computer , Microsoft bundle the Malicious Software Removal Tool so you can run it if you want a second opinion.

It is not in your program list , so how do you access it

Press the Windows key and then the R key and the Run dialogue box will open – then type mrt

When this appears , click next

Decide whether you want a quick , full or customised scan , I would recommend a Full Scan

It can run several hours and when finished you will get a result

Author: Adelaide Techguy

Richard Pascoe is a technology consultant & technology commentator for the media on FIVEaa , ABC Adelaide , PowerFM , 5MU , 7AD and 7BU and has been seen on the Channel 7 news , Channel 9 News , Channel 10 news and Today Tonight . Richard gives his opinions on Microsoft , Google , Apple and deals with personal computers , smartphones and tablets.

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