Learn about virus removal in Windows® Vista®
What are the issues that occur due to viruses in Windows Vista system? Learn about the various security tools to remove these viruses
A computer virus and malicious software can ruin your system. In some severe infections you might have to reformat and replace all your programs and files. Still, Windows Vista ships with anti-spyware protection in the form of Windows Defender. For a virus, you must take a few more steps to protect your system. Microsoft has released Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool to help the users to remove specific prevalent malicious software from system. It is capable of running on Microsoft Server 2008, MS Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP. After you download the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool or other tools, you need to run the tool in order to check your system files and folders for infection by specific prevalent malicious software and it also helps to remove any infection it finds.
The following are some of the tools and ways to remove virus from Windows Vista. Also, given are about some issues caused by virus:
- Issues due to virus
- Tools to remove virus
- Removing Trojan virus
Issues due to virus
There are various malicious software and virus, which includes MS Blast or the Blaster virus, is a worm program that propagates itself across the Internet by infecting unprotected computers. If your system has been infected, you may experience frequent system file crashes or be completely unable to access from any website. To remove the virus or other malicious program in the Windows Vista Operating System, you will need to change a system setting and then download a removal tool from Microsoft official site.
Tools to remove virus
Virus removal tools that can be installed onto a computer take the form of an executable file. One type of executable file has the file extension 'exe' separated from the rest of the file name by a '.'. The most common tools are Malware byte antivirus, LavaSoft Ad-ware, Kaspersky virus removal tools and most common Microsoft security essentials. One of the other most powerful virus remo.val tool is Windows malicious software removal tool.
Viruses can cause severe damage to a computer. Such as stealing the identity and other important information, flooding the system with constant advertisements or hijacking some functions etc. Microsoft offers the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool also. This application is created with the sole purpose of removing and eradicating viruses and threats from your computer. You can use this tool in Microsoft Vista to handle troublesome Trojan viruses and other malicious programs etc.