When the process is completed, it prompts the user to press any key to exit the tool.
Q: What is the need for the RootkitRemover tool?
A: RootkitRemover is not a substitute for a full anti-virus scanner. It is designed to detect and remove specific rootkit infections.
Q: How to use the RootkitRemover tool?
A: The tool can be run by either double clicking it or through the command-line. It is advisable to run a full system scan using McAfee VirusScan after removing any infection with the tool.
Q: How do I save the scan results to a log file?
A: The tool is designed to automatically save the report in the same folder as the tool is placed.
Q: Why do I need to rescan with McAfee VirusScan? Would I need to reboot the system after scanning with the RootkitRemover tool?
A: Stinger Rebooting the system helps the product kill the infectious threads injected into various processes leading to effective cleaning. Running a rescan of the system with McAfee VirusScan post cleaning is advisable to remove any remnants of an infection.
Q: I know I have a virus, but RootkitRemover did not detect one. Why is this?
A: RootkitRemover is not a substitute for a full anti-virus scanner. It is only designed to detect and remove specific rootkit infections.
Q: How can I get support for RootkitRemover?
A: RootkitRemover is being provided as a free tool to detect and clean specific rootkit families. It is not a supported tool. McAfee Labs makes no guarantees about this tool.
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