About Combofix

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by AlexC, May 13, 2012.

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  1. AlexC

    AlexC Registered Member

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    I´ve been using Combofix for quite awhile and i find it a truly exceptional tool for malware removal and O.S repair... does anyone knows what engine is used in this tool and/or other details about how it works? I haven´t found many information. One thing i noticed is that Combofix uses GMER.

    hxxp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/anti-virus/combofix

    Thanks
     
  2. kupo

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    AKAIK, it's not recommended to use it without supervision of a certified "helper". It could possibly trash a system.
     
  3. jmonge

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    it could fix a system or trush it:D
     
  4. AlexC

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    I've been using Combofix everyday in diferent machines from almost 1 year and i never saw it trash anything... :thumb:
     
  5. Doraemon

    Doraemon Registered Member

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    We use this tool too in our repair center. I've always found this forum too critic with ComboFix. It works great with lots of malware types. I've seen ZERO PCs gone south because of it. I'm not aware of what are the issues that many people here find in it.

    Keep doing your work CF developer/s! :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
     
  6. m0use0ver

    m0use0ver Registered Member

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    Awesome sole developer= sUBs
    http://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?showuser=2164

    CF is not an engine persay but a whole heap of fix's collected together.

    Some tricks it uses are too risky for mainstream applications to incorporate so hence why it is a last resort tool and should not be treated as a out of the can fixer unless under expert direction/usage.
     
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