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Using HijackThis For Windows

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Requirements:

Compatible Windows XP/Vista/7

The Software

Download Link: (Look for the download button!)

Bleepingcomputer

CNET

Majorgeeks

Sourceforge

Intro:

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Today, I’m going to talk about HijackThis by Trend Micro. It’s a windows program that will scan a computer for malware known by Trend Micro.

Be careful, this can delete important stuff

How to use it:

Download the software by clicking on the link under the “Download Link”

Recommended to run in administration

It has a main Menu

Welcome message “Welcome to HijackThis. This program will scan your pc and generate a log file of registry and file settings commonly manipulated by malware as well as good software

Press “Do a system scan and save a logfile” option

A logfile text will popup

Check any suspicious items

Click Fix checked

Done

Main Menu Options:

DO a system scan and save a logfile

DO a system scan only

View the lists of backups

Open the Misc. Tools Section

Open online Hijack This Quick start

None of the above, just start the program

Other Information:

None

Author: Tren Micro

Version: 2.0.5

Test on: Windows 7x 64 Bit

Free to download

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