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rKill won't run


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#1 PeggySam

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Posted 24 May 2014 - 12:36 PM

Hi-

I am a newbie to this world....but eager to try and fix my system!  When trying to run rKill, in any of its versions, I get this message: "there was a problem retrieving the necessary environment variable: appdata. RKill has terminated!

 

Any ideas about what do to next?


Edited by hamluis, 24 May 2014 - 12:39 PM.
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#2 scotty_ncc1701

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Posted 24 May 2014 - 02:33 PM

See if the variable exists:

 

1.  Open a command prompt window.

2.  Enter the command (no quotes): "set"

3.  Press Enter.

 

See if the Environment variable is there.

 

If it is, try running the program at the Admin level.


Edited by scotty_ncc1701, 24 May 2014 - 02:33 PM.


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Posted 24 May 2014 - 02:43 PM

Which link did you use to download RKill?  

 

There are seven links.

 

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill/

 

What browser are you using?


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