Microsoft says, “Malware? Give it up!”
Malware is becoming too big of a problem to handle according to M$. They suggest just re-formatting and starting over.
“When you are dealing with rootkits and some advanced spyware programs, the only solution is to rebuild from scratch. In some cases, there really is no way to recover without nuking the systems from orbit,” Mike Danseglio, program manager in the Security Solutions group at Microsoft, said in a presentation at the InfoSec World conference.