Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool release notes
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Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool release notes

2018 Sep 13 ID: 8517

The new version of Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool was released on May 17, 2018.
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What is Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool

Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool is a free tool for scanning infected computers under Microsoft Windows for viruses and eliminating the detected threats. 

Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool is not intended for long-term use as it does not protect your computer in the real-time mode. After the computer is disinfected, remove the tool and install the full-scale antivirus solution. 

Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool does not have a database update option. Download the version of the tool with the latest databases from the Kaspersky Lab site each time you need to use it.

Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool features

  • The tool does not require installation or removal.
  • The tool is removed once its main window is closed. All files generated by the tool are removed from the system.
  • The tool can be run from a removable media or a network drive.

What’s new in Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool

  • Detection of adware and riskware.
  • Notifications on outdated databases.
  • Files are backed up before disinfection or removal.
  • Protection against system files deletion has been added.
  • Prevention of false detections has been added.
  • Improved collection of statistics for Kaspersky Security Network.
  • Launch through the command line.
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