RKill

Average User Rating:
4.1
out of 53 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
2.6.6.0
File Size:
1.85MB
Date Added:
May 21, 2014
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows XP/Vista/7
Total Downloads:
715,598
Downloads Last Week:
516
Product ranking:
#20 in Anti-Spyware
Additional Requirements:
Not available

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  • All Versions:

    4.1

    out of 53 votes

    • 5 star: 34
    • 4 star: 8
    • 3 star: 1
    • 2 star: 0
    • 1 star: 10
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  • 4 stars

    "worked on a few pc's i have cleaned in the past"

    March 16, 2014   |   By THE TRUTH TELLER

    Version: RKill 2.6.5.0

    Pros

    Works get it from the original authors at bleepingcomputer.com

    Cons

    None that i know of. pretty straight forward command line with out a user interface program. Which stops malware programs from running. Best to use it in safe mode.

    Summary

    Works GREAT ON THOSE FAKE ROUGE PROGRAMS LIKE THE FAKE WINDOWS SECURITY SUITE THAT REPORTS ALL KINDS OF INFECTIONS AND MAKES YOU PAY TO GET RID OF THEM.

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  • 5 stars

    "Works great"

    November 23, 2013   |   By redmane

    Version: RKill build 4

    Pros

    Allows your anti-malware and anti-virus software to work when your browser has been hijacked or the malware/virus won't let your real anti-malware/virus run.

    Cons

    None I can find

    Summary

    I have been using this for years,it always does the job. Simple but effective, stops the processes that cause disruption in your anti-virus/malware program. No installer, just stops the bad guys. It is one of the best geek tools I have found.

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  • 5 stars

    "straight forward"

    May 20, 2013   |   By rodgerw10

    Version: RKill build 4

    Pros

    simple straight forward

    Cons

    just open it, but you don't know if it is working, but it is working

    Summary

    worked great, but i wish i would have seen somthing that ikill stopped the program, just for newbees, but it did its job to kill the progam, great program Ikill. thanks

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  • 5 stars

    "Was easy to use and worked quickly"

    April 12, 2013   |   By Georzetta

    Version: RKill build 4

    Pros

    No installation problems.

    Cons

    None that I can think of

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  • 5 stars

    "it works and safe"

    January 30, 2013   |   By databaseben

    Version: RKill build 4

    Pros

    it was quick and easy to run and didn't interfere with the running antivirus program.

    it did find one thing that i would have never thought as being malicious. when it removed that service, my system seemed to be a little speedier afterwards.

    Cons

    no cons. well made and makes a registry backup too.

    Summary

    a good tool to add to your anti malware arsenal.

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  • 1 stars

    "I sure as heck won't run it again!"

    January 04, 2013   |   By zupansic

    Version: RKill build 4

    Pros

    None that I can see, unless you like Trojans and Adware.

    Cons

    Like I said, r-kill contains a Trojan and Adware.

    Summary

    I ran the latest r-kill which was released today (1-4-'13), and then I immediately ran the latest Dr.WebCureIT scan, which also was released today. After doing so, the scan detected a Trojan and some Adware in the r-kill program.
    Need I say more!??

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  • 1 stars

    "made a bad situation worse"

    November 27, 2012   |   By PaulieBeans

    Version: RKill build 4

    Pros

    it's own search found two files that it's installer tried to install as malware, so I guess it works a bit..

    Cons

    installed funmoods browser search redirect even though I declined in the Rkill installation and did not fix the browser search redirect within Chrome. I manually had to delete funmoods from all three browsers since it installed BHO in IE and extensions in Firefox, luckily the process I used to clean Chrome took care both funmoods and the other redirect. I do not understand how a program that is supposed to clean malware on CNET installs malware.

    Summary

    I am pretty technical, so I had to do my manual cleanup, but I would not install this unless Rkill guys can connect themselves with more appropriate companies if they are using these other companies to make money or pay for development.

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  • 5 stars

    "i tried everything to quiet down cpu usage this did it"

    September 19, 2012   |   By 1indian

    Version: RKill build 4

    Pros

    all it did was rename alot exe bat and com files and didnt find any virus or nothing but pc for some reason is a whole lot faster and quieter

    Cons

    this product doesnt con u

    Summary

    man this is the best thing ive found for making my pc run smoother and quieter

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  • 1 stars

    "Cant download !!!"

    August 31, 2012   |   By bikerboy41

    Version: RKill build 4

    Pros

    Unable to download from external site.

    Cons

    Like many other programs on Cnet when trying to download, your directed to an external site but NO DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE. Over the years this problem with Cnet has got worse and worse.

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  • 5 stars

    "Oh thank you!"

    August 18, 2012   |   By aliceiam

    Version: RKill build 4

    Pros

    Just when I thought a virus had stumped me, I found rkill. Downloaded it, ran it, and my problem was gone.

    Cons

    none, ok, bye...

    Summary

    If my computer starts acting funky, I run rkill. It always finds something. I use spybot search & destroy, malwarebytes anti malware, ccleaner, mcafee, windows defender, you name it, and sometimes none of the above can help.

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