Virus and Malware Removal Tools and Tips


AdwCleaner

Download, install, and run AdwCleaner from MalwareBytes.

As shown below, click on the Scan button on the left to begin :

AdwCleaner Step 1

After scan, click on Cleaning to get rid of the adware and malware found:

AdwCleaner Step 2

The computer will restart when the program is done scanning, and when it does delete the text file that pops up on the Desktop with a log of malware found.

Malwarebytes

Download, install, and run MalwareBytes from a trusted website like Bleeping Computer or ToolsLib or Malwarebytes.org. You may wish to uncheck “Enable free trial of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium” during the download process.

Click “Scan Now” to begin the malware scan. It can take up to 20 minutes.

Malwarebytes Step 1

After it is done scanning, click “Finish”.

Malwarebytes Step 2

After it is done running, restart the computer if it doesn’t prompt you to do so.


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Last modified: July 19, 2017