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How To Remove Malware From Windows 10?

Malicious Software is popularly known as malware which creates security threats when getting into a system without the user’s knowledge. There are various types of malicious programs. The list includes Virus, Spyware, Worms, Phishing, Trojan horse, Ransomware, Backdoors, Rootkits, Keyloggers, Grayware, etc. Let us see how to Remove Malware From Windows 10

How To Remove Malware From Windows 10

Method 1: Using Windows security tool

Windows Security tool is one of the strong tools to remove malware from Windows 10. It searches and removes malware very easily from your PC. Before that, save any open files and close all apps and programs.

  • Click on Start > Settings > Update & Security > Windows Security settings.
  • From the Security settings, click on Virus & threat protection and select Scan.
  • Click on Windows Defender Offline scan, and select Scan now.
  • The Windows Defender Offline scan will run for 15 minutes and then your PC will restart.
  • Again open the Windows Security settings.
  • Now choose Virus & threat protection and then Protection history.
  • The Windows Defender Offline scan will automatically detect and remove or quarantine malware on your Windows 10 computer.

Method 2: Removing through Safe Mode

  • Press the Windows and I keys on your keyboard to open Settings or select the Start button and then select Settings.
  • Select Troubleshooting > Advanced Options > Startup Settings.
  • Once your system restarts, you'll see a list of options. You need to choose 4 or press F4 to start your PC in Safe Mode. Or select 5 or press F5 for Safe Mode with Networking.
  • Once entering into the Safe Mode, you may find that your system runs faster. Still, if you are not able to remove Malware on your Windows 10 device, then follow the upcoming methods.

Method 3: Deleting unwanted files

  • Delete all the unwanted temporary files from your computer. 
  • Right-click on a Windows drive and select Properties followed by Disk Cleanup. 
  • Go to the Menu, choose the files you want to delete, and then remove them from your Windows 10 device.

Method 4: Reset your web browser

Browsers are the main gateway for malware to enter your system. While downloading a file from an unknown website, there is a high risk of encouraging malware to enter your system.The hijackers install themselves as an add-on or extension in your browser. Look out for a browser extension and delete the one which you feel suspicious about.

  • Go to Settings in your browser.
  • Select the Advanced Settings.
  • Click on Reset browser settings.
  • Now we have seen how to Remove Malware From Windows 10

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