Microsoft's Malware Removal Starter Kit

Microsoft published a new toolkit to help small and medium businesses remove malware from infected systems.

According to Microsoft, Malware Removal Starter Kit "\[uses\] the Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE) in combination with free anti-malware programs ... the kit provides you with a low-cost, effective strategy and tool recommendations that you can use to vanquish malware attacks."

The company also published an extensive article on TechNet that discusses the kit along with a list of tools that you'll need, including the Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) which comes with Windows PE.

Note that the Malware Removal Starter Kit requires either Vista or XP with SP2.

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