Now that you have all three programs installed, you are ready to start using them in the fight against infection. The way I like to start off with the scanning of my computer is to use Microsoft Security Essentials first, Super Anti-Spyware second, and then finish the whole process off with Malwarebytes. Keep in mind that the process of scanning your computer takes time and system resources. Depending on the speed of your computer, the size of your hard drive, and how many files that are on your drive, the scan could take an hour or maybe two or more hours. While you are still able to surf the net or work in other programs while the scanning is in progress, you will be sharing system resources with the scanner causing the scan process to take longer. So I suggest that you run the scans and have a smoke or cup of coffee till the scanning is done. But be sure to check up on the scanning process every now and then to make sure everything is okay. Lets start. Continue reading
1. Obtain Microsoft Security Essentials. you can do so by clicking here.
2. Click on the “download it free* today” image to begin downloading.
3. You will be then asked to select your language and the operating system you are running. Once you have done so, a download will have started. depending on your internet connection speed, the download can take from 2-60 minutes.
If you don’t know what operating system you’re running, you can right-click the “My Computer” icon on the desktop and then select “properties” from the drop down menu. A window will open up displaying your system’s information Continue reading