Windows 10: Malicious Software Removal Tool Solved


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       22 May 2017 #1

    Malicious Software Removal Tool


    Shawn has posted a formal announcement of this on this thread:

    Update: KB890830 update for Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - May 2017 - Windows 10 Forums

    TC


    I just did a Check for Updates (WU) and got this. Out of the blue in the middle of the month?

    This is on CU, 15063..... Anybody else?
    Last edited by f14tomcat; 23 May 2017 at 05:23.
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  2.    22 May 2017 #2

    You are not the only one! I got it too I was surprised about it as well. Maybe MS playing safe because of the 'WannaCry' mess going on.
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    W10 Pro x64. W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview
       22 May 2017 #3

    f14tomcat said: View Post
    I just did a Check for Updates (WU) and got this. Out of the blue in the middle of the month?
    Yes, and also on Insider 16199
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    Thread Starter
       22 May 2017 #4

    And it seemed to go on quickly, not like Patch Tuesday when it drags on and on. I think you guys are right, they're being preemptive and just looking for the bad guy or traces of it. Interesting, though.
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