Microsoft Safety Scanner (64-bit)

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Looking for a free and easy way to scan your Computer System for malware and other harmful software? Well then look no further than Microsoft Safety Scanner, as it is the perfect tool for you. Microsoft Safety Scanner is a free to use software that was developed by Microsoft for systems running 64-Bit Windows. Microsoft Safety Scanner is only around 150 MB big, meaning it does not take very long to download and install. After Microsoft Safety Scanner has been downloaded, you can open it and run a scan immediately. However, Microsoft Safety Scanner only works for 10 days, after which you need to download and install it again, which can be a bit annoying. But the fact that Microsoft Safety Scanner is free, along with its plethora of features makes it a god send for someone who does not have an anti-virus on their system. Even if you do have Anti-Virus software, already Microsoft Safety Scanner works in tandem with it to keep your computer. Microsoft Safety Scanner can also be used to scan any external storage device that has been connected to your Computer System.

Main Features of Microsoft Safety Scanner

  1. User Interface – Microsoft Safety Scanner has an extremely simple and easy to use User Interface (UI), which allows you to run scans quickly and efficiently.
  2. Microsoft Safety Scanner allows you to run three different types of scans – Quick Scan, Full scan, and Customized scan depending on what the user wants to do.
  3. Microsoft Safety Scanner after running the scans, it shows you all the malware you found. It also allows you to remove these harmful files from the computer system.
  4. Microsoft Safety Scanner also runs scans in both Normal and Safe mode.
  5. Microsoft Safety Scanner can also be used to scan any external storage device like a USB or a Hard Drive that has been connected to your Computer.
  6. Microsoft Safety Scanner also identifies doubtful files and lets you send to the vendor for investigation.

How to use Microsoft Safety Scanner?
After it has been downloaded, click on the Microsoft Safety Scanner icon to open the program. On opening the program, you will see the Microsoft Safety Scanner User Interface (UI). After clicking on the scan button, you will see there are different scan options. Quick scan is the fastest as it only scans areas at risk. Full scan scans the entire computer for malware while custom scan allows you to pick the folders you want to scan. After this, Microsoft Safety Scanner shows how much time is remaining in the scan in the centre of the screen.

How to get Microsoft Safety Scanner?
You can get Microsoft Safety Scanner by following these steps –

  • 1. Click on the download button to start installing Microsoft Safety Scanner.
  • 2. Download and open the Microsoft Safety Scanner installer.
  • 3. Read the Microsoft Safety Scanner ToS (Terms of Service) and agree to it.
  • 4. Read the Microsoft Safety Scanner License agreement and click on agree.
  • 5. Select the destination folder for Microsoft Safety Scanner and wait for it to install.
  • 6. You can now use Microsoft Safety Scanner anytime you want.

Pros

  • Easy to use
  • Scans your system quickly and efficiently
  • Scans your external storage devices
  • 3 different types of scans available

Cons

  • You have to reinstall it every 10 days

App Name: Microsoft Safety Scanner (64-bit)

License: Freeware

OS: Windows 7 64 / Windows 8 64 / Windows 10 64

Latest Update: 2020-12-04

Developer: Microsoft Corporation

User Rating: 3.68

Category: Anti-Spyware

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