HijackThis TutorialUnderstanding and Interpreting HijackThis Entries
HijackThis is an advanced enumerator
(similar in some respects to a registry editor) that is used to display certain areas of the Windows registry where the majority of malware reside. HijackThis will scan these areas of your system and then create a log to help diagnose the presence of undetected malware in known hiding places. Most of the log entries are required
to run a computer and removing essential ones can potentially cause serious damage
such as loss of Internet connectivity or problems with your operating system which could preventing it from starting.
Using HijackThis requires advanced knowledge about the Windows Operating System and relies on trained experts to interpret the log entries
in order to determine what needs to be fixed. If you do not have advanced knowledge about computers or training in the use of this tool, you should NOT fix anything using HijackThis
without consulting a expert as to what to fix.
Edited by quietman7, 17 February 2008 - 08:50 AM.