Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool (64-Bit) – Free Scanner Download

Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool is a simple and free utility designed to detect and eliminate malware from the PC. This program scans the system and searches for the presence of malware. If it detects any nasty programs, the tool attempts to remove it right away. It works well alongside other antivirus programs. However, please remember that the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool only scans and detects malware; it was not made to protect the computer against attack.

Even though the Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool comes with a Windows update and distribution, you still have to download the most recent version in order to perform an efficient scan and remove viruses. The tool never missed to update its database of malware, thus, it is highly advised to obtain the most recent version before running a scan on the compromised computer.

The installation of the Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool is pretty straight-forward. It loads like a wizard that guides you through the installation and scanning processes. We highly suggest performing a full scan if you suspect malware activity on the PC. Quick Mode may be run on a regular maintenance basis to ensure that no malware is residing on the computer.

Download and Usage

Supported Systems: Windows 10/Tech Preview, Windows 8.1, Windows 7
Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012/R2, Windows Server 2008/R2, Windows Server Tech Preview

Disclaimer: By downloading and using this tool, you are considered to have read the owner’s disclaimer and agreed to terms and conditions as declared on the official web site.

1. Download the Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool (64-Bit) from the link provided below.

Download Button

2. Double-click on the downloaded file. It should be located in your Downloads folder.

Icon of Malicious Software Removal Tool

3. If Windows displays the message “Do you want to allow this app from an unknown publisher to make changes to your device?” click Yes to continue.

4. For the Scan type, please select Full Scan to thoroughly check the computer. Click the Next button to proceed.

Screenshot of Full Scan Method

5. Scanning the computer for viruses may take a while. Please let the scanning process to finish.

Screenshot of Full Scan in Progress

6. After the scan, the tool will display the results. You may now remove all the identified threats.

Screenshot of Scan Results

7. Please close the program and restart Windows.

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28 thoughts on “Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool (64-Bit) – Free Scanner Download”

  1. I got the crypto-virus. Removed the virus but now cannot unlock files. How can I open them again?

  2. Hi, my system encrypted by Cerber ransomware. now all data has been encrypted.
    I am in big trouble now. So please tell me how to remove that virus and decrypt my all data?

  3. Hi, i have windows 7 with 32 bit, So from where i can download Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool for my windows 7 32 bit
    please help ME.

  4. All my files got an extension .vesad (ransomware) can anyone help me to fix it?

  5. I received a call on Tues from a supposed Microsoft representative saying that my computer had been hacked in Russia at 3:18 AM. The person stated that she was Kay Mathews calling from !-858-451-4210. How do I get a refund on the $270 that I paid to? Cannot contact them, I have to request my ID?

  6. All my files are encrypted by .seto extension. How can I recover it back?

  7. I had Got .PEET Virus in my hard disk
    it encrypted my all Data
    I want all data back
    Can anyone Help me?

  8. I need help please.

    Some of my files (photos, music, zip, rar) are encrypted by .mbed ransomware, please help me to decrypt my files. I’m on Windows 10.

  9. Jackson Wavamunno

    I got all my files on three hard disks encrypted. I am confused. Please help

  10. I had Got .usam Virus in my hard disk
    it encrypted my all Data
    I want all data back
    Can anyone Help me?

  11. HI DEAR

    MY PC ALL FILE LOCK RANSOMWARE (ERIF) HOW TO REPAIR MY FILES
    PLS HELP ME

  12. Hallo, I have just managed to delete the Sspq ransom virus but all the files have the extension .sspq. Is it possible to recover them? I never heard of such a virus until I got it and I have all my new music album + new book. Is there any way to retrieve them? I spent the whole 2 last years on these projects. I would really appreciate any help on the matter.
    Yours sincerely,
    Panos Gkilis

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