Microsoft Safety Scanner is an on-demand scanning tool designed to find and ensure the Windows computers keep clean from malware. Just download and run a scanner to find viruses, spyware, and other malicious software and try to reverse the changes made by the identified threats.
Microsoft Safety Scanner is available for use 10 days after being downloaded. To run the scan with the latest anti-malware definition, you need to download and run this Scanner again.
The tool is designed for emergency situations where your computer has been infected with malware or spyware viruses and you cannot do anything to fix it.
This app is not a replacement tool for protection software that provides ongoing protection with automatic updates.
It was designed for faster and reliable, the app comes to users with a well-developed wizard, which only asks them to choose from three types of scans they want to run: fast scan, full scan, and customized scan.
Has ability to remove spyware, viruses and other unwanted files on your computer, the Microsoft Safety Scanner completes the scanning task in just a few minutes, while the computer is quite stressed out during the process.
The application displays some statistics such as the file being scanned, the number of files scanned and infected, start time and elapsed time.
It works well on most Windows versions, including Vista, XP and 7, without the need for administrator permission to scan the system.
The application does its job and removes spyware and viruses for your system, but antivirus products with real-time protection are still needed.
How to perform a scan:
- Download this tool and open it.
- Choose the type of scan and start scanning.
- Statistic the scan results show on the screen, this tool lists all the malware identified.
- To uninstall this tool, just delete executable files (msert.exe by default).
Download: Microsoft Safety Scanner 1.341.351.0 (32-bit) | 115 MB – Freeware
Download: Microsoft Safety Scanner 1.341.351.0 (64-bit) | 118 MB – Freeware
Author: Microsoft Corporation