Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool 5.49

The latest release, Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT) 5.49 is available for download. This update includes updated detection and cleaning capabilities for Win32/Xiazai, which installs unwanted software on your PC at the same time as the software you are trying to install, without adequate consent.

MSRT checks computers running Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows Server 2012/2012 R2, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 computers for and helps remove infections by specific, prevalent malicious software and helps remove any infection found. When the detection and removal process is complete, the tool displays a report describing the outcome, including which, if any, malicious software was detected and removed.

Microsoft releases an updated version of MSRT on the second Tuesday of each month, and as needed to respond to security incidents. The tool is available from Microsoft Update, Windows Update and the Microsoft Download Center.

Download Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool 5.49
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Quick Details
Files name:
  • Version 32-bit: Windows-KB890830-V5.49.exe
  • Version 64-bit: Windows-KB890830-x64-V5.49.exe
Version: 5.49
Knowledge Base (KB) Articles: KB890830
Date Published: June 13, 2017
Download Size:
  • version x32: 41.3 MB
  • version x64: 42.0 MB

What's new in Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool 5.49?
Added detection and cleaning capabilities for the following malicious software:
  • No changelog.

See the list of malicious software cleaned by this tool.

Note: This tool is not a replacement for an anti-virus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an anti-virus product.

References:
Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool
Microsoft Malware Protection Center

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