Posts Tagged ‘rkill’

Software to Run When Your Antivirus Solution Fails

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Malware or virus problems? Here are a few programs that might help to clean them up …

Running up to date antivirus software on your system is one of the best protections against threats that you encounter locally or on the Internet. While it is highly recommended, it does not offer 100% protection regardless of which programs you are using to protect your computer and its data.


Use Rkill to Stop Malware Processes

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Third party security programs like this always make me nervous (yeah, I know, I’m a bit paranoid,) but this one sounds pretty useful …

Rkill stops malware processes from running. It is useful because active malware processes running on your PC may not be detected by antivirus software. You can always go to the Task Manager in Windows to view active processes. If you cannot identify them, or they are blocked from the Task Manager list, you will find that the easy-to-use Rkill will stop the processes and identify them. Then you can run your antivirus program to remove the malware.