Introduction

You will need to have a second windows PC if the infected PC does not boot.

Parts

No parts required.

On the PC you will be doing antivirus on, install the appropriate software. If the PC with malware does not turn on, install on a different one to do anti-virus. Malwarebytes is great anti-virus software. Go to the website and install it for free.
  • On the PC you will be doing antivirus on, install the appropriate software. If the PC with malware does not turn on, install on a different one to do anti-virus.

  • Malwarebytes is great anti-virus software. Go to the website and install it for free.

  • Glarysoft Malware hunter is also good. Their website is here.

  • Other free anti-malware works too, but these are my favorites.

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This step only applies to PCs that do not boot. If the PC with malware runs, then install the software directly onto it.
  • This step only applies to PCs that do not boot. If the PC with malware runs, then install the software directly onto it.

  • Because assembly of different laptops and PCs vary so much, you will have to figure out or find a guide to remove your drive.

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This step also only applies to PCs that don't boot.
  • This step also only applies to PCs that don't boot.

  • If your non-infected PC is a desktop, you may unplug the optical drive and plug the connections into the HDD or SSD. If it is a laptop, you will need a SATA to USB adapter.

    • Shut down your desktop before unplugging the DVD drive and attaching the HDD.

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Once you've installed the necessary programs and (if applicable) connected you're infected drive to you PC, you are ready to be the doctor. Run Malwarebytes. Run Glarysoft Malware Hunter.
  • Once you've installed the necessary programs and (if applicable) connected you're infected drive to you PC, you are ready to be the doctor.

  • Run Malwarebytes.

  • Run Glarysoft Malware Hunter.

  • Windows defender comes preinstalled with Windows. Use that also.

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This is the last step for checking another PCs drive
  • This is the last step for checking another PCs drive

  • Go into file explorer, right click on the drive from the infected PC, and select each of the highlighted options.

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All done! follow these instructions in reverse to put everything back.
  • All done! follow these instructions in reverse to put everything back.

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