How to run Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool 2020 in the advanced mode

Latest update: February 05, 2021 ID: 15680

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The Advanced mode in Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool is designed for a deep scan of the system.

To run the Advanced mode, do the following:

  1. Press Win+R  on the keyboard to open the Run command.

Win+R key combination

  1. Drag-and-drop the Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool installer to the Run window.
  2. Type the command -freboot after the path (mind the space before the option) and click OK.

Running Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool with the -freboot command

  1. To run Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool, follow the steps 2–6 from this article.

Your computer will restart automatically. After that, Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool will launch in the advanced mode. Run a virus scan. For instructions, see this article.

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