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Rkill preventing legitimate installation of programs


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#1 cheffoleonardo

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Posted 13 February 2011 - 08:20 PM

Some time ago (5-6 months) I had downloaded rkill and it was fabulous at destroying my virus issue at that time.

However, I now have legitimate software that I would like to install, but rkill continues to prevent is from installing. The log file states:

This log file is located at C:\rkill.log.
Please post this only if requested to by the person helping you.
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Ran as Owner on 02/13/2011 at 18:27:23.


Processes terminated by Rkill or while it was running:


C:\Documents and Settings\Owner.Lane\My Documents\Downloads\webdeploy.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Owner.Lane\My Documents\Downloads\IExplore.exe


Rkill completed on 02/13/2011 at 18:27:25.


I'm just not certain how to turn off rkill to allow this application to install.


Thank you for your assistance.

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Posted 13 February 2011 - 08:28 PM

reboot your computer

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic308364.html

If there is a problem after running RKill, just reboot your computer and you will be back to where you started before running the program.



#3 cheffoleonardo

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Posted 13 February 2011 - 08:39 PM

Ahhh, figured it out. rkill was in my download folder and that was the same folder along with the application I was trying to install. I simply removed the app to the desktop, installed from there. Problem fixed.

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Posted 14 February 2011 - 01:09 AM

Thanks for sharing your resolution. :thumbup2:

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