KB Article: Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool Errors

Just 2 days after the release of the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool, Microsoft has posted a new KB article that explains a common error message that is displayed on computers after the scan is run. The article states:

    After you run the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool, you receive a message that states that errors were found during the scan, and you are directed to this article for more information.

    Note Some of these errors are informational messages or minor issues and may not require additional action.

So while your computer may pass the test on all counts of the trojans it scans for, it may fail to correctly scan a service that was started or recently created or on registry keys -but don't worry, the registry key issue is also noted as a 'typically minor issue'.

To find more information on the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Tool check here. Despite the fact that the tool isn't very helpful with its output, it remains useful to check on the fly for any trojans that may have infected your system.

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