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rKill error: Installation Failed


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#1 DeesSqueeze

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 08:41 AM

For the last 36 hours, running rKill results in the above error message popping up, followed by a brief pause, and then two more iterations of the same message. The program then goes into rKill and indicates that there are no problems with my computer.
I have run rKill as a .com, a .exe, and a .scr, without making any difference,
This seems suspicious to me - if I were a smart hacker, I would write my code to disable rKill whenever it was run. Then, MBAM, Spybot S&D, Superantispyware and the other security programs would miss the masked malware.
Why, yes, I am paranoid. But, as the ssaying goes, that doesn't mean that people aren't out to get me.

Edited by Orange Blossom, 20 April 2012 - 10:38 PM.
Moved to AV forum. ~ OB


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Posted 21 April 2012 - 09:14 PM

Since you are having problems with Rkill, it's probably a good idea to follow our malware prepguide. I suggest you have your logs analyzed to be sure you're not dealing with sole form of malware.

Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<==.

Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include the link to this topic in your new topic and a description of your computer issues and what you have done to resolve them.

If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.

Once you have created the new topic, please reply back here with a link to the new topic.

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