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Roguekiller is a popular, effective tool to remove some stubborn malware but be warned; you better know what you’re doing. While a lot of more well-known tools will simply scan and delete for you, this tool will show you everything it finds that is a possible problem. You need to know what to remove and what not to remove. In the screenshots below you will see where it found 7 potential PUP’s on a clean install of Windows 7. Your results may vary, but simply put - be careful and do your homework!

V11.0.13 02/22/2016
- moved signatures loading at the beginning of the scan
- core preparation for V12
- Added detections

Homepage: Adlice


  • Kill malicious processes
  • Stop malicious services
  • Unload malicious DLLs from processes
  • Find/Kill malicious hidden processes
  • Find and remove malicious autostart entries, including :
    1: Registry keys (RUN/RUNONCE, …)
    2: Tasks Scheduler (1.0/2.0)
    3: Startup folders
  • Find and remove registry hijacks, including :
    1: Shell / Load entries
    2: Extension association hijacks
    3: DLL hijacks
    4: Many, many others …
  • Read / Fix DNS Hijacks (DNS Fix button)
  • Read / Fix Proxy Hijacks (Proxy Fix button)
  • Read / Fix Hosts Hijacks (Hosts Fix button)
  • Restore shortcuts / files hidden by rogues of type “Fake HDD“
  • Read / Fix malicious Master Boot Record (MBR), even hidden behind rootkit
  • List / Fix SSDT – Shadow SSDT – IRP Hooks (Even with inline hooks)
  • RogueKiller can find and restore system files patched / faked by a rootkit.


Level 9
I will be interested what is the opinion of the users on this software. Have you tried it? To me it is a very good french antimalware solution and once it really helped me remove some stubborn adware from my PC that other solution couldn`t.


Level 12
It caught a real nasty for me a couple years ago.! After I got EAM I uninstalled it though. Emsisoft is doing a great job so far.
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