RogueKiller (64 bit)

RogueKiller (64 bit)

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 1 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    8.6.3
  • Total Downloads:
    36,954
  • Date Added:
    July 18, 2013
  • File Size:
    3.6MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    615
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8

Editors' Review

+

Tigzy's RogueKiller scans your PC for malicious processes and kills them on command so you can root them out. Although it deletes malicious Startup files, RogueKiller doesn't clean your system. Instead, it recommends Malwarebytes' AntiMalware freeware for the task. We agree. RogueKiller also packs tools to fix Host, Proxy, and DNS issues, as well as a Shortcuts cleaner. We tried RogueKiller 64+ for 64-bit Windows.

Quit all running processes before opening RogueKiller. The program's interface is fairly plain but nicely rendered. Tabs display and sort scan results for Processes, Registry, Hosts, Proxy, DNS, Driver, Files, MBR, and Shortcuts by name, status, and other attributes. Options include Tools and Reports, as well as checkboxes for MBR Scan, Check FAKED, and AntiRootkit scans. All are enabled by default, but deselecting unnecessary steps can speed up scans. Not that RogueKiller's scans are slow! Just the opposite, but at least ours were fast compared to similar tools. The program starts with a prescan that asks permission to share anonymous data with the developer (or you can quit RogueKiller). Next, the full scan. Ours finished sooner than expected yet still found three little PUPs to delete (which we did). Clicking "Report" produced a comprehensive text-based log file. A pop-up warned us that the Shortcut Fixer restores hidden files from the hard drive and should only be used to restore your desktop from a Fake HDD rogue infection; so we filed the information in hopes that we'll never need it! When RogueKiller finished, we ran AntiMalware to remove all infections permanently, as recommended.

We're glad RogueKiller 64+ didn't find any serious threats, and what it did find we were happy to see tossed. This free program can pull its weight on any security team, and 64-bit performance ices the cake.

 
read more +

Publisher's Description

+
 
read more +
User Reviews
+

Results 1–1 of 1

4 stars

"Great product but watch out for Updates"

February 04, 2014  |  By waytron

 |  Version: RogueKiller (64 bit) 8.6.3

Pros

Great product for removed hard to get malware, fixing hosts, proxy and DNS settings.
Really fast scan (less than 5 minutes)
Works where others don't

Cons

WARNING: Watch out when clicking on update which will take you to their website and try to get you to install BearShare and other junk software.

Note: I have found that is may disable your remote session if you are working on a clients computer via remote

Summary

Great product but use Caution

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (0) (0)

Results 1–1 of 1

Add Your Review

Login or create an account to post a review.

You are logged in as . Please submit your review for RogueKiller (64 bit)
Add Your Review

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

Update your review

Since you've already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review.
Submit

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

 
see all reviews +

Full Specifications

+
What's new in version 8.6.3
Version 8.6.3 added detections and crash feedback link into crash window, and fixed bugs.
General
Publisher Tigzy
Publisher web site http://tigzyrk.blogspot.com/
Release Date July 17, 2013
Date Added July 18, 2013
Version 8.6.3
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Anti-Spyware
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 3.6MB
File Name RogueKillerX64.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 36,954
Downloads Last Week 615
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

Previous Versions:

 
read more +

More Products to Consider

Close[x]

Submit a problem report for RogueKiller (64 bit)

Please describe the problem you have with this software. This information will be sent to our editors for review.

Problem:

The Download.com Installer isn't working as expected

The download link does not work

The software has a newer version

The product contains malicious software

Other

Description:

Please select a feedback type.

Please enter a description.

Submit Problem Report

Close[x]

Problem Report submitted

Thank you for submitting a problem report! The Download team is committed to providing you with accurate software information.

OK