windows update KB890830

  Baslla321 13:27 09 Mar 2005

Windows Malicious software removal tool Mar 2005 is available.

  VoG II 13:28 09 Mar 2005
  Stirkius 15:17 09 Mar 2005

I have received this update as well - it downloaded - what now ? (It doesnt appear to do a grat deal !)

  Baslla321 16:19 09 Mar 2005

sorry I missed the previous thread. Regards

  VCR97 20:28 09 Mar 2005

If you go to the Microsoft Support site and then to the Knowledge Base and then search for KB890830, all will be revealed.

  Jackcoms 21:13 09 Mar 2005

It ISN'T an update.

It is the MS Malicious Software Removal Tool which checks for and helps remove infections by specific, prevalent malicious software including Blaster, Sasser and Mydoom. When the detection and removal process is complete, the tool displays a report describing the outcome, including which, if any, malicious software was detected and removed. The tool creates a log file named mrt.log in the C:\Windows\debug folder.

Microsoft will release an updated version of this tool on the second Tuesday of each month.

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