is an online service that analyzes suspicious files using 40 plus anti-virus applications for free. It now offers a free desktop application to quickly perform a scan using the same service. The Desktop application for Windows comes with an attractive and user friendly interface that makes the scanning process even simpler.

You just need to install the Virus Total Scanner and launch it after the installation. The application is portable and works on wide range of platforms (Windows XP to Windows 8). After the launch, select the file to be scanned. The file will display MD5 and SHA256 for the file. Then, run the ‘Virus Total Scan’.

That’s it! The scanner will scan the file and display a detailed report on the scan. If no file is found an error message will be displayed and you will be requested to upload the file in question manually.

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