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  • 5.0 stars

    "Does exactly what it says!"

    December 23, 2011  |   By delliot

    Version: RKill build 4

    Pros

    Does exactly what it says!

    Cons

    maybe not enough indication that it is really working

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Worked great for me"

    December 8, 2011  |   By DWK1703

    Version: RKill build 4

    Pros

    It did what it was supposed to do - deactivate the Trojan allowing me to use anti-malware to remove it

    Cons

    Not really a con, but it would be nice to incorporate a malware removal program, or incorporate RKill into such a program

    Summary

    I just recovered from a nasty infection by System Fix that got by AVG. Biggest problem I had was in booting up, as nothing worked, but by diligence I finally got booted into protected mode. After that, I ran RKill from a USB thumb drive, then was able to get on-line and download a trial copy of EMSISOFT anti-malware. That did a trick, but I also had to use CCleaner and also go into the Control Panel and un-hide all of the files which were hidden by System Fix. Then I did a system restore.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Not a good product. Removes printer drivers."

    October 30, 2011  |   By waca17

    Version: RKill build 4

    Pros

    Nothing to say

    Cons

    Nothing to say

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Does a good job, neat and simple"

    October 11, 2011  |   By rowansam55

    Version: RKill build 4

    Pros

    Comes in really handy at times, very small but powerful prog.

    Cons

    No cons at all, exactly as is said on the tin

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  • 5.0 stars

    "rkill w/ maleware cleaners have saved over 50 computers"

    September 19, 2011  |   By dolson80301

    Version: RKill build 4

    Pros

    Allows other maleware cleaners to update and run so you can kill the hard to kill viruses and trojans especially the hard to stop fake antiviurs packages that hid on the net

    Cons

    It only kills running processes it is not a maleware cleaner

    Summary

    fake anti-maleware can disable AVG/Norton/MSE etc. and not allow you to update your anti-maleware downloads but after running rkill you can usually then download malewarebytes or the cleaner of your choisce and regain your system. Its a tool with limitations but it works.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Saved my computer from some very annoying malware!"

    September 18, 2011  |   By Lettheewokwin

    Version: RKill build 4

    Pros

    Very easy to use
    Disables any malware on your computer so you can use another software such as Norton or Avast to rid yourself of it

    Cons

    None that I've encountered

    Summary

    Rkill successfully disabled a malware on my old computer. I reccommend it highly.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "**NOT A TROJAN** Very good product"

    August 3, 2011  |   By darthaus

    Version: RKill build 4

    Pros

    Very good at what it does.

    Cons

    Not really a con but, may take a while for it to do its job. Read link provided lower for reasons.

    Summary

    This is not meant to remove malware, only helps in the removal. Read this: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic308364.html

    ALSO, to all those saying this a trojan. IT IS NOT! Your antivirus is seeing it as a false positive. Do research before you use almost any malware removal program and you will see that you are supposed to disable any antivirus before use, for this reason.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Impossible to download"

    June 28, 2011  |   By dkd548

    Version: RKill build 4

    Pros

    I don't know of any

    Cons

    Absolutely cannot d/l on a clean computer no matter what I try. So it is useless. I always get an error message that it failed to d/l because of some unknown error. Real helpful.

    Summary

    Find something else.

    Updated on Jun 28, 2011

    Kill firewalls first on your clean computer to d/l. Also stopped AVG but not StopZilla and finally, finally got an rkill download. And I am no newby. 35+ years.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Program Kill only processes Explorer.exe Chrome.exe"

    June 23, 2011  |   By BlankenNL01

    Version: RKill build 4

    Pros

    Program Run in Dos (cmd) The program kill only explorer.exe and chrome.exe... The process that most kill (rlvknlg.exe) stay in Windows tast Manager tap processes

    Cons

    Program show a log

    Summary

    Log of the program This log file is located at C:\rkill.log.
    Please post this only if requested to by the person helping you.
    Otherwise you can close this log when you wish.

    Rkill was run on 23-06-2011 at 10:11:46.
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP


    Processes terminated by Rkill or while it was running:

    C:\Documents and Settings\"Profilename"\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
    C:\Documents and Settings\"Profilename"\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
    C:\Documents and Settings\"Profilename"\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
    C:\Documents and Settings\"Profilename"\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
    C:\Documents and Settings\"Profilename"\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe

    This program runs on Windows XP SP3 ENG
    Rkill completed on 23-06-2011 at 10:11:49.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Stops known Malware from running."

    June 11, 2011  |   By MrGoodguy69

    Version: RKill build 4

    Pros

    Stops malware from running so you are able to use other removal tools.
    Works well on most infections. Gives the removal tools a chance to remove the whole infection.

    Cons

    None that i can see and I have been using this tool on many pc's with no problems at all.

    Summary

    Excellent tool, shouldn't be used by noob's. Is not an everyday removal tool, more the last resort.

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