Skip to main content

Free Virus removal tool to detect and remove specific viruses from your computer

Virus removal tools are not a substitute for full anti-virus protection, but rather a tool to remove a particular virus (malware, spyware, rootkit, etc) from your computer. This is especially useful, for example if you're running other antivirus software but still suspect your computer is infected, you can download and use any of these virus removal tools for free.
If you suspect that your computer is infected by a virus and your security software is not able detect and remove it, just scan your computer using any of these free online scanners (see my previous post), then remove using any of the free tools described below.
(Lists are provided in alphabetical order)
1. Avast Virus and worm removal tool
2. AVG Free virus removal tool
3. Bitdefender virus removal tool.
4. Eset (Nod 32) offers free antivirus and spyware removal tool.
5. F-Secure Virus removal tool - provides a number of free virus removal tools
6. Kaspersky Lab has developed free virus removal tools
7. McAfee Stinger – stand-alone utility used to detect and remove specific viruses.
8. Microsoft Malware removal tool
9. Norman Malware Cleaner is able to clean an infected system completely
10. Sophos's anti-virus solutions can remove virus infections
11. Symantec now offers a free Spyware & Virus Removal service.


Post a Comment

Please leave your valuable comment below

Popular posts from this blog

Surf the Web Anonymously With Firefox Add-on Phproxy

There are several web based proxy servers available to surf the internet anonymously or as from another country. The Firefox add-on (Firefox 3 – 4) Phzilla helps you view a webpage or surf the internet using the PHProxy (a type of web based proxy server) proxy servers. It is very easy and convenient to use.

Restore Lost Capacity Of Your USB Flash Drive (How to)

Some malware can hide full capacity of your USB flash drive. For example, a 4GB pen drive sometimes shows only 500kb or less. An interesting part of this situation is that, even after removing the malware or formatting the USB flash drive, you will not get back its original capacity. Therefore, the question here is how to restore a USB flash drive to its full capacity.

Disable automatic Meta refresh/redirect of websites in browser for security reasons[how to]

Generally speaking, Meta refresh is a method used by some websites to instruct a web browser to automatically refresh/redirect the current web page after a given time interval. You can see this type of refresh/redirect especially in media sites. This is some times annoying or can be used for malicious purposes by redirecting you to a malicious site. If you don’t like this feature, you can disable this in your browser. Here is how to disable this in Internet Explore/Chrome, Firefox and Opera. Internet Explorer: Go to Tools - Internet options - Security tab - Custom Level button - Miscellaneous category - set "Allow Meta refresh" to Disable. Firefox: Go to Tools - Options - Advanced - General - Accessibility and tick the option next to ‘Warn me when web sites try to redirect or reload the page’. Alternatively you can use extension RefreshBlocker . Opera: Go to Preferences - Advanced - Network and uncheck "Enable automatic redirection".