Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool is a no-frills antivirus tool which does as its title suggests: removes virus infections from the user's system. Unlike its fully-fledged cousin, this program is not provided with technical support or real-time protection.
With Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool, you are given access to Kaspersky's antivirus capabilities which includes scanning and identifying virus infections on a PC. It then helps users remove viruses, trojans, adware and the like.
Installing this tool is quick and painless and it can also be run in Windows Safe Mode. Once installed, users can opt for automatic scan and removal of viruses and in other cases where this in ineffective, Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool can be used in the Manual Disinfection mode which analyzes the computer and generates a log file -- which is perfect for many of the online forums helping users remove virus infections.
Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool provides different options for users with different sets of skills and PC knowledge; you can use the tool to perform specific actions when an infection is found such as manually removing infections or using more automated methods.
Overall, this removal tool can be useful as a cleanup tool for damage already caused by viruses but it doesn't necessarily replace the necessity of having real-time protection with a more complete antivirus program installed.Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool features and highlights:
Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from antivirus without restrictions. Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool 126.96.36.199 (201608220738) is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).
Compatibility with this virus remover software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from Kaspersky.
We have tested Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool 188.8.131.52 (201608220738) against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans. [Read more]