Security from external threats is one of the major concerns of every individual user. These threats can be in the form of viruses, Trojans, or similarly other programs which may affect the system in one way or the other. Various utilities have been already developed and still researches and developments are being made in this very field. Today, we are going to discuss a similar utility which prevents your system from a special kind of threat.
Rogueware, or rogue security software, is basically a group of malicious software that masks itself as legit security software, but in reality it is a threat for the computer system and may cause severe issues. Although, if you observe it then you may see that these kind of programs often have the look and feel of antivirus applications, but instead of protecting the computer from malicious software, they do the exact opposite and harm your computers. Sometimes it becomes really difficult to remove these so called rogueware programs from your PC. They may even block the original antivirus software present in the system and also some of the important system tools, from running on it while the rogue software is running. So, for this let us discuss about a tool which may help you to come out of such scenario.
RogueKiller is basically a small, easy to use and a freely available small program that analyzes the system for rogue software and helps in removing such kind of program. Earlier also there have been similar programs like Fake Antivirus Remover, which are capable of identifying and thus removing such threats from the system. You may observe that this particular utility scans all the known rogueware locations in the system, which also includes all the running processes, the Windows Registry, drivers, the hosts file and the master boot record and checks for all the threats as discussed above.
You may download the utility from the link given below and it can be easily installed in the system. We suggest you to close all other programs running on the system before you start the program as it may scan from the beginning which is the first thing that you may want to do. For this, you just need to press 1 on the keyboard and hit enter afterwards to run the scan and rest will be taken care by the utility itself. You may see that it is very quick and takes even less than a minute, and a protocol is displayed as a text document afterwards giving the details.
So, overall it’s a nice utility which is fully portable and compatible with recent 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the Microsoft Windows operating system. So, just download the latest version from the link given below and explore more of its features.