From the press release:
Millburn, N.J. - April 10, 2007 – GRISOFT, the developer of AVG Internet security software, today introduced a new, free product aimed at detection and removal of Rootkits. Rootkits are a specific malware type which hide in other applications or a computer's operating system kernel. This allows malicious applications to then collect passwords and sensitive data from the infected computer without user knowledge for personal information theft, spam relay and other criminal intents.
Full press release h e r e
If this works, it gets a from me!
Edit - system requirements:
MS Windows 2000 (32-Bit) or MS Windows XP (32-Bit)
Edited by JohnWho, 10 April 2007 - 04:34 PM.