On November 9th Microsoft® released its newest version of Windows®
Malicious Software Removal Tool
“This tool checks your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps to remove the infection if it is found. Microsoft will release an updated version of this tool on the second Tuesday of each month.”
It’s available by download.
Malwarebytes anti-malware – free version
“Malwarebytes is a site dedicated to fighting malware. Malwarebytes has developed a variety of tools that can identify and remove malicious software from your computer. When your computer becomes infected, Malwarebytes can provide the needed assistance to remove the infection and restore the machine back to optimum performance.”
We have been able to load Malwarebytes using Firefox (in safe mode) even after the computer was infected. For some reason it conflicted with a later program and she had to remove it. Then Ely installed it on our home server and was able to clean up the mess!
Download the free version.