Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool

  dp600 10:14 10 Sep 08

I Download Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool every update but can never find it on my computer,can anyone say were i might look.
Thank You.

  I am Spartacus 10:23 10 Sep 08

After each download it runs just the once after a restart. It doesn't permanently install it.

  Technotiger 10:24 10 Sep 08

click here

Read the explanation of how it works.

  dp600 10:25 10 Sep 08

Thank you both.

  birdface 10:53 10 Sep 08

Because of the security we all have on our computers.Do we really need it.Is it better to remove it or let it run every month.does it ever find anything.Not on my computer it has not.

  Technotiger 10:56 10 Sep 08

Hi, how do you know it hasn't? It runs automatically in the back ground.

  CurlyWhirly 09:43 11 Sep 08

You can see if it finds any malware by going to mrt.log' placed in the 'C:\Windows\Debug' folder.

click here

  CurlyWhirly 09:54 11 Sep 08

p.s. I just ran it by navigating to MRT.exe and choosing the quick scan, after it had finished I can see that my PC is clean:

click here

I also opened up the mrt.log (below)

"Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool v2.1, August 2008
Started On Thu Sep 11 09:48:04 2008

Results Summary:
No infection found.

Return code: 0
Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool Finished On Thu Sep 11 09:51:08 2008"

I'm running last months version so I need to update it!

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