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    Senior Member nihil's Avatar
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    Rootkit Detective: Beware!!!

    McAfee launched their new anti-rootkit product on Thursday:


    It should be approached with extreme caution as it is not your average "fire and forget" no brains application. You are likely to get a lot of false positives as it "learns" so just deleting things that it questions is a pretty sure way to trash your system.

    I would recommend that you treat it similarly to HijackThis! and thoroughly research what it turns up before taking any action.

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    Feb 2002
    too bad its not vista compatable.
    Plenty of other rootkit detectors that are vista compatable, I'll stick with those.
    Thanks for the heads up though.

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