HijackThis ~ uninstall after use ????

Discussion in 'adware, spyware & hijack cleaning' started by Cops, Nov 25, 2003.

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  1. Cops

    Cops Guest

    hi ,
    i read in a forum today that u should uninstall Hijackthis after each time u use it as when u use it second time u could get re infected .... this sounds like a load of rubbish to me.... anyone got any ideas plz ??

    tc
     
  2. subratam

    subratam Registered Member

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    lol.... i think the uninstall hijackthis advice is as true as wilders have not yet registered 7000+ members :D atleast... i think that... hijackthis doesnot need to be uninstalled but should be checked for updates... the latest being now released
     
  3. Pieter_Arntz

    Pieter_Arntz Spyware Veteran

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    Hi Cops,

    subratam is right. It is important to always use the latest version of HijackThis. Also make sure to get a version of one of the official mirrors.
    The person that used it twice and got reinfected must have used the backup function. :rolleyes:

    Regards,

    Pieter
     
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