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

Image 1/2: Malwarebytes is great anti-virus software. Go to the [https://www.malwarebytes.com/|website] and install it for free. Image 2/2: Glarysoft Malware hunter is also good. Their website is [http://www.glarysoft.com/malware-hunter/|here].
  • 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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Image 1/1: Because assembly of different laptops and PCs vary so much, you will have to figure out or find a guide to remove your drive.
  • 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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Image 1/1: 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 [https://www.amazon.com/Vantec-SATA-Adapter-case-CB-STU3-2PB/dp/B015FB3R12/ref=sr_1_5?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1489168702&sr=1-5&keywords=sata+to+usb+adapter|SATA to USB adapter].
  • 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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Image 1/3: Run Malwarebytes. Image 2/3: Run Glarysoft Malware Hunter. Image 3/3: Windows defender comes preinstalled with Windows. Use that also.
  • 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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Image 1/1: Go into file explorer, right click on the drive from the infected PC, and select each of the highlighted options.
  • 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.

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