Sophos Anti-Rootkit

Sophos Anti-Rootkit

Free
Rootkits can lie hidden on computers and remain undetected
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Rootkit is a type of spyware that interferes into the system processes on your computer and has the ability to mask greatly its presence or the presence of other harmful programs in the system. Rootkit applications can become a cause of losing private data. That is why it is very important to protect your computer from them. Sophos Anti-Rootkit is software that was developed for detecting and removing rootkit applications from your system using latest technologies. The program has a very simple and easy-to-use interface. It scans three main areas of your computer system for rootkit: running processes, Windows registry and local hard drives. You can include or exclude any of them from scan. Scanning usually takes several minutes. After the scanning process is finished you get detailed statistics about all strange hidden files that were found. You can easily delete them, but for completing the cleaning process you will need to restart your computer. For getting all the required information about the program you can use a great detailed user guide.

Ilya Barmenkov
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Pros

  • Small size.

Cons

  • Poor design.
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