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  • Hello, I downloaded W.M.S.R. no problem, but when I go to run it, it acts like its loading, but will not show up. I tried removing it and re-downloading it, to no avail. Please help.

    Friday, November 28, 2008 10:29 PM

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  •  mandrake44 wrote:

    Hello, I downloaded W.M.S.R. no problem, but when I go to run it, it acts like its loading, but will not show up. I tried removing it and re-downloading it, to no avail. Please help.

    See:

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/890830/en-us

    “The Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool helps remove specific prevalent malicious software from computers that are running Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, or Windows 2000

    “… When the Malicious Software Removal Tool detects malicious software

    The Malicious Software Removal Tool runs in quiet mode. If it detects malicious software on your computer, the next time that you log on to your computer as a computer administrator, a balloon will appear in the notification area to make you aware of the detection…”

    See also:

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/891717/en-us

    “How to troubleshoot an error when you run the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool”.

    For information about Security updates, visit the Microsoft Virus Solution and Security Center for resources and tools to keep your PC safe and healthy. If you are having issues with installing the update itself, visit Support for Microsoft Update for resources and tools to keep your PC updated with the latest updates.


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    Saturday, November 29, 2008 7:12 AM