Download the latest version of the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool at this URL: https://www.microsoft.com/security
Note: You may receive a warning that says “Content from the Web Site listed below is being blocked..”
If you receive this warning press the “Add” button and then “Add” again and finally “Close“. You may need to repeat this process a few times. Detailed information on this error is located here.
Click on the link to skip the details and download the tool.
Click on the “Download” button to download the application.
When you paste the link into Internet Explorer your will be prompted to either Run, Save or Cancel, choose “Save“.
You can save the file to the “My Documents” folder. Click Run once the download is complete.
Click on the “Run” button again to start the Malware scan.
This will launch the Malicious software removal tool. Press the “Next” button to continue.
Select the option for the “Full” system scan and press “Next“.
The tool will scan the entire harddrive for known Malware and report back the results.