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Rootkitrevealer V1.71

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#1 kelkay


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Posted 21 August 2008 - 09:07 PM

I was just wondering about this program RootkitRevealer v1.71 by Microsoft. Has anyone tried it? I have Windows XP Media Center Edition, and wondered if I should try it or not. I wonder also if it is better than Sophos Anti-Rootkit. I cringe whenever Sophos finds anything, because if it is a hidden file...so far I have always had malware. I have two hidden flies now, and would like to know the root of the problem so to speak. I am extremely tired of malware. I don't know how I keep getting infected. My son was on another gaming site today, and I am afraid that is where it is coming from. So if you have any feedback on this program by Microsoft, please let me know.

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Posted 21 August 2008 - 09:53 PM

Hello kelkay.
You currently have an open HJT log posted Here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/164706/hidden-files-found-by-sophos-anti-rootkit/

From this point on, do not make any changes to your computer unless advised to do so by a HJT
team member.

There may be some feedback about the program, but do not install it until your malware issues are resolved.

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Posted 21 August 2008 - 10:20 PM

Oh okay. Well I already downloaded a program called Sandboxie to try and help this problem. I won't add or delete anything else. Thanks.

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Posted 21 August 2008 - 10:42 PM


Now that you have an open HJT log posted in the HijackThis Logs and Malware Removal forum, as Queen-Evie said, you shouldn't make any changes to your system.
Doing so, could change the results of the posted log, making it difficult to properly clean your system.

At this point, the HJT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

I'm closing this topic until you are cleared by the HJT Team.
If, after your log has been cleaned, you still need help, please PM a Moderator and we will re-open this topic.

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to send me a PM.

Edited by tg1911, 21 August 2008 - 10:43 PM.

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