Sophos Anti-Rootkit

Sophos Anti-Rootkit

Average User Rating:
out of 16 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
  • Total Downloads:
  • Date Added:
    June 22, 2007
  • File Size:
    Not available
  • Downloads Last Week:
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP

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The term rootkit is used to define a Trojan (or technology) used to hide the presence of a malicious object (process, file, registry key, network port) from the computer user or administrator. Removing rootkits without compromising system integrity is particularly challenging and needs to be done with care. Sophos Anti-Rootkit, finds and removes any rootkit that is hidden on your computer.

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4 stars

"A backup tool, not meant for standalone application"

January 23, 2012  |  By IziNingishzidda

 |  Version: Not Found


Has caught quite a few bugs the big names like MBAM, Ad-Aware, AVG etc have not been able to. I consider it pretty powerful given the way it handles some bugs that bigger name tools cant get. Also if you get a virus that target disables protection software, Sophos usually survives this.


Not a standalone package, needs to be run seldomly


great for what it is, don't get caught without this in your emergency computer cure kit, it might be the solution!

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1 stars

"No basis for its analysis"

April 13, 2010  |  By ezshaine

 |  Version: Not Found


Uses a DB built using information published on the Net.


It tries to imitate other programs but fails terribly.


It relies on data it collects from the internet not a real analysis of the product.

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Full Specifications

Publisher Sophos
Publisher web site
Release Date June 22, 2007
Date Added June 22, 2007
Version 1.3
Category Security Software
Subcategory Anti-Spyware
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size Not Available
File Name Not available
Total Downloads 47,832
Downloads Last Week 2
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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