Sophos Anti-Rootkit description
Sophos Anti-Rootkit eliminates hidden applications and processes
Removing rootkits without compromising system integrity is particularly challenging and needs to be done with care.
Sophos Anti-Rootkit will find and remove any rootkit that is hidden on your computer.
The term rootkit is used to define a Trojan (or technology) used to hide the presence of a malicious object (process, file, registry key, network port) from the computer user or administrator.
Here are some key features of “Sophos Anti Rootkit”:
¦#183; Scans running processes, windows registry and local hard drives for rootkits.
¦#183; Identifies known rootkits and selects, by default, files for removal which will remove the rootkit component of the malware without compromising OS integrity.
¦#183; Allows users to remove unidentified hidden files, but does not allow removal of essential system files when hidden by an identified rootkit.
¦#183; Once the user has run a scan, the screen prompts the user through the necessary steps until every rootkit has been removed.
¦#183; Users can switch between the GUI and command-line functionality.
¦#183; Both context sensitive and command-line help are available.
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