Free anti-malware tools for Home Users

  • Solution ID:1105967
  • Last Updated:Mar. 21, 2018 9:39 PM (PST)
  • Applies to:Antivirus+ Security - 2017;2018;2015;2016;Internet Security - 2017;Internet Security - 2018;Internet Security - 2015;Internet Security - 2016;Maximum Security - 2017;Maximum Security - 2018;Maximum Security - 2015;Maximum Security - 2016;Premium Security - 2017;Premium Security - 2018;Premium Security - 2015;Premium Security - 2016;
  • Free virus removal tools | Trend Micro Security

Get protection from malware and web threats. Detect, identify, and clean computers that have been infected by viruses and other malware. Knowing which tool to use at the right time may be a key in making your computer behave normally. These tools attempt to remediate a single-seat infection.

Note: You can run these tools below even if you do not have any Trend Micro product installed.

HouseCall™ for Home Networks

Scan the devices connected to your home network to identify potential risks, then get suggestions on how to remove them.

Click here for instructions on how to scan your home network.


Scan your PC for a wide range of web security threats including viruses, worms, Trojans, and spyware. HouseCall identifies and fixes vulnerabilities to prevent re-infection.
For instructions, click here.


Scan for hidden files, registry entries, processes, drivers, and the Master Boot Record (MBR) to identify and remove rootkits.

For instructions, click here.

Anti-Threat Toolkit (ATTK)

The ATTK scanner can be used for offline and online computers. Download the correct package for your system: if your computer is connected to the Internet (online) or not (offline).
For instructions, click here.

Ransomware Screen Unlocker

Free detection and removal for lock screen ransomware. This type of malware prevents or limits users from accessing their system, forcing them to pay a ransom in order to regain access to their systems, or to get their data back.
For instructions, click here.

Ransomware File Decryptor

Ransomware encrypts files making them unusable by the user. To regain access, victims are asked to pay a ransom. Our decryption tool decrypts certain variants of crypto ransomware, so you don’t have to pay to retrieve your files.
For instructions, click here.

Rescue Disk

This tool allows you to use a CD, DVD, or USB drive to examine your computer without launching Microsoft Windows. It finds and removes persistent or difficult-to-clean security threats that can lurk deep within your operating system.
For instructions, click here.