Download Sophos ARK to your Desktop from here:http://www.sophos.com/products/free-tools/...ti-rootkit.html
Sophos does not update itself, so be sure to download the latest version from their website.
Double-click on the icon and the wizard will guide you through the installation
It is recommended that you close down all non-essential programs
Depending on the individual computer the scan can take anywhere from 5 minutes to over an hour
Start the scan by clicking Start>Programs>Sophos>Sophos Anti Rootkit>Sophos Anti Rootkit
Select the checkboxes for the areas you wish to scan
Select the Extensive scanoption
Click Start scan or hit Enter
The names of suspicious files are displayed in the results list in the upper panel
The results list may also display registry keys or values. these items should not be marked for removal
If you have any question on a file not automatically marked, go to the Sophos website: www.sophos.com
Type in the name ofthe file in the searchbox at the top of the homepage and click Search
Click Clean up checked itemsand when the dialog box appears, click yes
When the dialog box reappears, reboot the computer
A second scan is recommended
To remove Sophos ARK from your computer, go to [b]Start>Programs>Sophos>Sophos Anti Rootkit>Uninstall Sophos Anti Rootkit
Edited by garmanma, 23 August 2009 - 09:27 PM.
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