W32.Sasser Removal Tool is an application designed by Symantec to remove infections caused by W32.Sasser worm. This malware has multiple variants that are scanned and removed upon discovery. Unlike other tools of the same kind, this one does not have to be installed; users can quickly download it and run it as long as they have administrative privileges.
W32.Sasser Removal Tool can start scanning the system right away and it automatically removes all traces of the W32.Sasser worm. This way, the computer and especially the Registry can be cleaned up without the user’s intervention, thanks to the fully automated process. The resource usage is kept at a minimum and there is the possibility to keep the tool in the system tray while it scans for malware. This way, daily activities can be achieved while the scan is performed.