Recommended Malware Removal Software

Tags malware

Malware is a catchall term for a wide range of software designed with malicious intentions, including:

  • identity and data theft
  • unsolicited advertising
  • hijacking of computer software or functionality for illicit means

There are a number of free programs available that anyone can use to scan for and remove malware infections on personal PCs.

Here is a list of recommended removal programs:

Preferably, you should scan with more than one program, as they are not perfect -- one may detect and remove items that others missed! By running weekly preventative scans, you can ensure your computer remains malware-free. Each program has accompanying documentation. Be sure to consult this documentation carefully prior to running scans.

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Article ID: 128
Created
Tue 6/9/15 9:49 AM
Modified
Wed 2/21/18 11:02 PM