Microsoft released a beta version ‘Windows Defender Offline‘ of a new tool which protect your PC by scanning it to remove rootkits and other advanced malware that can’t always be detected by antimalware programs. If this type of malware is detected on your PC, you’ll be prompted in Microsoft Security Essentials or Windows Defender to download and run Windows Defender Offline Beta.
Windows Defender Offline Beta can help remove hard to find malicious and potentially unwanted programs using definitions that recognize threats. Definitions are files that provide an encyclopedia of potential software threats. Because new threats appear daily, it’s important toWindows Defender Offline Beta – Remove Rootkits and Other Advanced Malware always have the most up-to-date definitions installed in Windows Defender Offline Beta. Armed with definition files, Windows Defender Offline Beta can detect malicious and potentially unwanted software, and then notify you of the risks.
To use Windows Defender Offline Beta, you need to follow four basic steps:
- Download Windows Defender Offline Beta and create a CD, DVD, or USB flash drive.
- Restart your PC using the Windows Defender Offline Beta media.
- Scan your PC for malicious and other potentially unwanted software.
- Remove any malware that is found from your PC.