Windows - Running Rkill

Rkill is a piece of software that will shut down actively running malware processes, allowing you to use antivirus software to remove threats without interruption. This document gives the specific instructions for running rkill. Click here to download Rkill.

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  1. Run the rkill application and select Yes to any administrative prompts.

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  3.   If Rkill finds anything, your computer is likely infected.

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Keywords:remove viruses malware adware spyware rootkit trojan worm os windows virus rkill   Doc ID:59150
Owner:Ray S.Group:DoIT Tech Store
Created:2015-12-23 14:30 CDTUpdated:2019-03-29 08:43 CDT
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