Welcome to our series of Microsoft Windows 10 tutorials that help you understand the features of this new operating system by Microsoft.
This tutorial will show you how to use Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT) in Windows 10.
The Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool helps remove malicious software from your computers.
Microsoft regularly updates MSRT through Windows Updates every month. You can only use MSRT to remove some prevalent active (software running in background) malicious software and hence it should not be mistaken for a substitute for an antivirus software.
We strongly recommend that you have an antivirus installed in your system.
MSRT runs in quiet mode unless it finds an infection. If you have not been notified of an infection, no malicious software has been found that needs your attention. You can perform three type of scans using MSRT: