Rootkit Scan?

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by RSpanky, May 19, 2009.

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  1. RSpanky

    RSpanky Registered Member

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    When running a Rootkit scan should you run it in safe mode, and also should you unhide your hidden files and folders
     
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    Most of the rootkit scanners operate in normal mode, exceptions maybe the rks inside of AV programs.
    They will give an error if run in Safe mode. Give it a try and see for yourself. Shouldn't be dangerous or harmful to try.

    RKU - Normal mode only
    Rootrepeal - Normal mode only
    GMER - Normal mode only
     
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    It does`t matter. The scanner, just like the malware\rootkit :ninja: knows where they are. :doubt:
     
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    OK thanks, I was'nt sure about if it made a difference or not. Again Thanks
     
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