Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool 2011 is a free software intended to disinfect infected computers, removing viruses, Trojans, and spyware, as well as any other types of malware. Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool 2011 uses the same highly efficient algorithms for detecting malware as Kaspersky Anti-Virus. Algorithms include a full-functional anti-virus scanner, technologies developed for detecting vulnerabilities in installed applications and operating systems, and a technology for running scripts intended for removing complex and compound viruses. The utility can be used as a free anti-virus software.
Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool 2011 is not intended for real-time protection of computer. After the disinfection of the computer is complete, the application should be uninstalled from the hard drive and replaced with the real-time protection anti-virus:
Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool 2011 provides no update function. The up-to-date version of the application with the latest version of anti-virus databases is always available on the website of Kaspersky Lab Technical Support service.
The application is absolutely free.
Simple application interface.
Installation on an infected computer. Including: in Safe Mode of Microsoft Windows; when a real-time protection of anti-virus is running. The installation process does not require interaction with the user anymore.
Closing the main window is enough to uninstall the application form a computer. Automatic scan and disinfection: search of malware using signature databases; heuristic analyzer; search and neutralization of rootkits; search of applications with known vulnerabilities; non-signature search of malware based on “cloud” technologies (when Internet access is available). Manual scan and disinfection: collection of information about an infected computer and system;interactive creation of disinfection scripts.
What’s new in Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool 2011:
The user interface has been improved.
The application installation and uninstallation have been simplified.
A full-functional use of the application from a flash card has been implemented.
The process self-defense has been implemented.
The advanced disinfection has been improved.
Compatibility with real-time protection anti-virus applications has been improved.
Active use of the “cloud” technology of Kaspersky Security Network.
System memory scan is unavailable in x64 versions of Windows XP / Vista / 7 due to specific features of application system drivers.
Impossible to rename application folder if User Account Control is enabled in Windows Vista settings and application Self-Defence disabled.
Support rules for Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool 2011:
Technical support is provided only for users of Kaspersky Anti-Virus, Kaspersky Internet Security andKaspersky PURE. If you are not a user of a Kaspersky Lab product, then in order to get technical support available for Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool 2011, visit Kaspersky Lab official forum branch Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool 2011.
The tool should be used for disinfection purpose under expert guidance via Virus-related issues.
Unguided creation of scripts can result in a data loss or crippled computer.
Having virus on your computer is always a risk of crippling it or losing data. Kaspersky Lab does not take any responsibility for the possible harm inflicted by virus during disinfection.