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Microsoft Safety Scanner – Free On-Demand Virus Scanner

Friday, April 15th, 2011

It’s kind of a shame that Microsoft didn’t include any virus protection measures in this scanner, but it still sounds like it would be useful if one just needed assurance that one’s system was clean …

Microsoft has just released a program called Microsoft Safety Scanner, a free on-demand virus scanner for the Windows operating system. The program’s main task is to run a virus scan on a Windows system. The core difference to conventional antivirus software is the fact that it scans the PC but does not add protection to the operating system at the same time.