Another Tip

Spyware is every ware and it can be nasty it can slow down your computer and do what its says spy on you. Witch is never good cause I’m sure like most people you probably use your computer to check your banking and pay your bills. Well wouldn’t it be nice if you had a program on your computer that you could just run and check for that stuff and even better get rid of it too? Well you do and you probably don’t even know it. Its called The Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool. You may have seen it talked about in your windows update. But Microsoft hides it. But there is away to use it your self when ever you want. Here is how you do it:

From your desktop go to the start menu type in the start menu search MRT and it enter (on XP hit the windows key and “R” and type MRT.EXE and it enter).

shot 2

You should get a the UAC pop up just hit continue or yes and MRT should pop up just hit next.

shot 3

You should see a screen giving you some options to do a quick scan, full scan, or a custom scan. If you don’t have much time and just want to know quick if you got something or not then do a quick scan just know it will miss something’s. If you want to make sure there is nothing on your computer do the full scan that will check every file and every folder on your computer. If you think a file you just downloaded is infected with spyware use the custom scan and check just that file.

shot 4

Just hit next when you know what kind of scan you want to do and it will start the scan.

shot 5

When its done it will tell you if you have something or not and will get rid of it.

shot 6

Well I how you enjoyed the tip if you have any questions e-mail me at themegatechblog@live.com.

-Mike

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: