Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - October 2019 (KB890830)

2019-10-08T17:00:00
ID MS:C2D198C4-61AF-4408-8F2B-1D5682D533D1
Type msupdate
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2019-10-08T17:00:00

Description

After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool is not a replacement for an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.