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David H. Lipman
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      09-14-2012
From: "species8350" <>


> Thanks for the information.
>
> I was wondering how useful the tool is.
>
> If a system gets infected then good antivirus programmes should clean the
> disk!
>
> If I try mrt, to see how it works,should I be prepared for a long wait.?
>
> Best wishes.
>
> A


Its for the situation where there is no full tiome AV application is
installed on the PC as well if the fulltime AV application is installed but
fails to detgect the malware detected by the MS MRT utility. It is a
supplement.

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Multi-AV Scanning Tool - http://multi-av.thespykiller.co.uk
http://www.pctipp.ch/downloads/dl/35905.asp

 
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      09-14-2012
From: "Rajath N" <>

> Hi species8350,
>
> Yes, the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool runs in the
> background automatically. Microsoft releases monthly update patches for
> the tool on the second Tuesday via Windows Updates.
>
> To manually run the Malicious Software Removal Tool, you have to
> manually download the tool on your computer.


Nope. it is already on your PC. One does not have to manually download the
utility unless their PC is NOT connected to the Intgermnet and is not
getting regular patch Tuesday updates.


>
> If you have Windows Vista 32-bit, please download the following file:
> http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/downl...ils.aspx?id=16
>
> If you have
> Windows Vista 64-bit, please download the following file:
> http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/downl...s.aspx?id=9905 After
> installing the software,
> please follow the steps provided below: 1. Click
> “Start” and type
> “mrt.exe” and press
> “Enter.”
> 2. If prompted by “User Account
> Control”, click on
> “Continue.”
> 3. The Malicious
> Software Removal Tool windows will open.
> 4. Click on the
> “Next” button.
> 5. Select the scan that you would like
> to run and click on "Next."
> 6. The tool will start the scan and will
> display the results when the
> scan completes.
> 7. You can close the window
> by clicking on “Finish.”
>
> Please reply to this message if
> you need further information.


What's with all the &#---- code crap ?

User-Agent: vBulletin USENET gateway
It's ****! Access the Microsoft news groups directly from Usenet and use a
NNTP client, not a web b rowser access a so-called web forum.


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Multi-AV Scanning Tool - http://multi-av.thespykiller.co.uk
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David H. Lipman
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      09-14-2012
From: "species8350" <>


>
> Hi,
>
> There appears to be two versions of the programme.
>
> One that is designed to run in the background, and the other that is
> designed to be run
> manually.
>
> Am I correct?
>
> Best wishes.


No. Incorrect. It ONLY runs invisibly when it is downloaded and executed
each patch Tuesday.

To " run in the background" infers that that this is a full time anti virus
application that performs "On Access" scanning and that is NOT true. I'll
state it one morte time. it is ONLY an "On Demand" scanner.

On Demand - An anti malware scanner that scans mediam, a file or folder
based upon a direct request.

On Access - An anti malware scanner that scans files and data streams while
the data is written to or read from media.

Now here's where the benefit of a secondary On Demand scanner comes in when
one has a full installed anti virus solution providing "On Access" scanning.
Let's say that one has Kaspersky anti virus software installed and it is
September 2012 Patch Tuesday. The MRT for 9/2012 will be downloaded and
executed. As the MRT scans specific areas of the hard disk (unless you
provide it the command line switch for a "Full Scan" it scans a limited area
of the system only) it is opening files on an "On Demand" basis and is
scanning them based upon signatures of malware known by the MRT. As the MRT
opens each file, Kaspersky performs an "On access" scan of the file and then
MRT scans the file. Thus you get the benefit of two different anti malware
vendors scanning the file using dissimilar signatures but both with the same
goal. The disadvatage is the latency of the overall scanning time
introduced by two anti malware scanners opening and scanning the files.


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Multi-AV Scanning Tool - http://multi-av.thespykiller.co.uk
http://www.pctipp.ch/downloads/dl/35905.asp

 
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      09-14-2012
On Friday, September 14, 2012 4:08:58 AM UTC+1, David H. Lipman wrote:
> From: "species8350" <>
>
>
>
>
>
> >

>
> > Hi,

>
> >

>
> > There appears to be two versions of the programme.

>
> >

>
> > One that is designed to run in the background, and the other that is

>
> > designed to be run

>
> > manually.

>
> >

>
> > Am I correct?

>
> >

>
> > Best wishes.

>
>
>
> No. Incorrect. It ONLY runs invisibly when it is downloaded and executed
>
> each patch Tuesday.
>
>
>
> To " run in the background" infers that that this is a full time anti virus
>
> application that performs "On Access" scanning and that is NOT true. I'll
>
> state it one morte time. it is ONLY an "On Demand" scanner.
>
>
>
> On Demand - An anti malware scanner that scans mediam, a file or folder
>
> based upon a direct request.
>
>
>
> On Access - An anti malware scanner that scans files and data streams while
>
> the data is written to or read from media.
>
>
>
> Now here's where the benefit of a secondary On Demand scanner comes in when
>
> one has a full installed anti virus solution providing "On Access" scanning.
>
> Let's say that one has Kaspersky anti virus software installed and it is
>
> September 2012 Patch Tuesday. The MRT for 9/2012 will be downloaded and
>
> executed. As the MRT scans specific areas of the hard disk (unless you
>
> provide it the command line switch for a "Full Scan" it scans a limited area
>
> of the system only) it is opening files on an "On Demand" basis and is
>
> scanning them based upon signatures of malware known by the MRT. As the MRT
>
> opens each file, Kaspersky performs an "On access" scan of the file and then
>
> MRT scans the file. Thus you get the benefit of two different anti malware
>
> vendors scanning the file using dissimilar signatures but both with the same
>
> goal. The disadvatage is the latency of the overall scanning time
>
> introduced by two anti malware scanners opening and scanning the files.
>
>
>
>
>
> --
>
> Dave
>
> Multi-AV Scanning Tool - http://multi-av.thespykiller.co.uk
>
> http://www.pctipp.ch/downloads/dl/35905.asp


Thank you.

Can you comment on the errors that my logfile reports?

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David H. Lipman
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      09-14-2012
From: "species8350" <>

>
> Thank you.
>
> Can you comment on the errors that my logfile reports?
>
> Thanks



Nope. I have errors in my logs on multiple computers.

From the PC responding to this post...

Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool v4.12, September 2012
Started On Tue Sep 11 20:50:32 2012
->Scan ERROR: resource service://Iomega Activity Disk2 (code 0x0000054F (1359))

Results Summary:
----------------
No infection found.
Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool Finished On Tue Sep 11 20:53:53 2012


Return code: 0 (0x0)


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species8350
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      09-15-2012
On Friday, September 14, 2012 12:49:35 PM UTC+1, David H. Lipman wrote:
> From: "species8350" <>
>
>
>
> >

>
> > Thank you.

>
> >

>
> > Can you comment on the errors that my logfile reports?

>
> >

>
> > Thanks

>
>
>
>
>
> Nope. I have errors in my logs on multiple computers.
>
>
>
> From the PC responding to this post...
>
>
>
> Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool v4.12, September 2012
>
> Started On Tue Sep 11 20:50:32 2012
>
> ->Scan ERROR: resource service://Iomega Activity Disk2 (code 0x0000054F (1359))
>
>
>
> Results Summary:
>
> ----------------
>
> No infection found.
>
> Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool Finished On Tue Sep 11 20:53:53 2012
>
>
>
>
>
> Return code: 0 (0x0)
>
>
>
>
>
> --
>
> Dave
>
> Multi-AV Scanning Tool - http://multi-av.thespykiller.co.uk
>
> http://www.pctipp.ch/downloads/dl/35905.asp


OK.

Best wishes
 
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