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  • hi guys.

    over the past couple of days windows update has installed the windows malicious remove tool  on 4 separate occasions.

    20.1.17 28.1.17 x2  29.1.17  (kb890830) im using vista 32 bit  i know support is ending for this ..but is it safe for me to remove these updates (i cant find anything online regarding this  your help is most appreciated.. 

    • Moved by Garth JonesMVP Sunday, January 29, 2017 11:23 PM Not a CM12 Q
    Sunday, January 29, 2017 11:49 AM

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  • Try restart your PC and run Windows Update again.
    Tuesday, February 14, 2017 5:09 PM
  • Hi mojo9992001.

    The Microsoft Malware Removal Tool can be updated and reinstalled if necessary like any other Windows update.
    If you think that Windows Update is not working fine, use the System Update Readiness Tool: read the Microsoft Knowledge Base article 947821 to know more about that; after the tool completes, run Windows Update again.

    Bye.


    Luigi Bruno
    MCP, MCTS, MOS, MTA

    Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:54 PM