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== Malware and Virus Removal ==
 
== Malware and Virus Removal ==
For non-UMIACS systems, the following are some malware and virus removal tools:
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For non-UMIACS supported systems, there are several virus and malware protection and removal tools available. This page lists and describes some of them.
 
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<li> F-Secure
 
<li> F-Secure
 
* [http://www.f-secure.com/en/web/labs_global/removal-tools/-/carousel/view/142 Bootable Scan]
 
* [http://www.f-secure.com/en/web/labs_global/removal-tools/-/carousel/view/142 Bootable Scan]
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If your computer no longer starts due to malware corrupting the operating system, or you suspect the security software has been compromised,this bootable cd can securely boot up the computer and check the programs installed.The Rescue CD can also be used for more advanced repair and data recovery operations.
 
* [http://www.f-secure.com/en/web/home_global/online-scanner Online Scan]</li>
 
* [http://www.f-secure.com/en/web/home_global/online-scanner Online Scan]</li>
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Similar to the bootable scan, the online scanner helps to get rid of viruses and spyware that may cause problems on your PC.
 
<li> [https://www.malwarebytes.org/mwb-download/ Malwarebytes]</li>
 
<li> [https://www.malwarebytes.org/mwb-download/ Malwarebytes]</li>
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This free version is limited, but can also perform malware and virus scans
 
<li> [http://www.superantispyware.com/superantispyware.html SUPERAntiSpyware]</li>
 
<li> [http://www.superantispyware.com/superantispyware.html SUPERAntiSpyware]</li>
<li> [http://www.kaspersky.com/antivirus-removal-tool?form=1 Kaspersky virus removal tool]</li>
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This free version is also limited but performs multiple different malware scans such installed or internet spyware/adware
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<li> [http://www.kaspersky.com/antivirus-removal-tool?form=1 Kaspersky virus removal tool]
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This provides a virus scan with updated virus definitions</li>
 
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Revision as of 14:54, 8 July 2014

Malware and Virus Removal

For non-UMIACS supported systems, there are several virus and malware protection and removal tools available. This page lists and describes some of them.

  1. F-Secure If your computer no longer starts due to malware corrupting the operating system, or you suspect the security software has been compromised,this bootable cd can securely boot up the computer and check the programs installed.The Rescue CD can also be used for more advanced repair and data recovery operations. Similar to the bootable scan, the online scanner helps to get rid of viruses and spyware that may cause problems on your PC.
  2. Malwarebytes
  3. This free version is limited, but can also perform malware and virus scans
  4. SUPERAntiSpyware
  5. This free version is also limited but performs multiple different malware scans such installed or internet spyware/adware
  6. Kaspersky virus removal tool This provides a virus scan with updated virus definitions