Freeware Antirootkit Software

Updated 1 May 2016
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Sophos Virus Removal Tool


Think your computer is infected by something your antivirus isn't picking up, and you think you might be infected by a rootkit? Sophos rootkit remove makes quick work of finding and removing rootkits from Windows PCs..
Download Sophos Anti-Rootkit Software 2.5.5 (from Rootkit Scanners and Removal Software)

Recommended Antirootkit Software | 1.31 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XP | Free
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AVG Anti-Rootkit Free


AVG Anti-Rootkit is a legacy product which is still able to scan and find rootkits hidden on your computer. The standalone program (this one) still does a good job though of finding hidden rootkits on your computer. It is a freeware rootkit remover and makes the task of finding these nasty programs easy. A review of AVG Anti-Rootkit Free has also been published.
Download AVG Anti-Rootkit Free 1.1.0.42 (from Rootkit Scanners and Removal Software)

414 KB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XP | Free
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RootRepeal - Rootkit Detector


RootRepeal is a new rootkit remover and is not yet out of the beta stage yet it still finds and removes rootkits. It is a freeware application and highly recommended, even if it isn't yet out of beta. It is a free download. A review of RootRepeal - Rootkit Detector has also been published.
Download RootRepeal - Rootkit Detector 1.3.5 (from Rootkit Scanners and Removal Software)

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461 KB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XP | Free
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Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit


Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit is a handy and reliable application designed to scan, detect and clean malicious rootkits that reside on your computer..
Download Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit 1.09.3.1001 Beta (from Rootkit Scanners and Removal Software)

15.7 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XP | Free
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Bitdefender Rootkit Remover


The Bitdefender Rootkit Remover deals with known rootkits quickly and effectively making use of award-winning Bitdefender malware removal technology..
Download Bitdefender Rootkit Remover 3.0.2.2.011 (from Rootkit Scanners and Removal Software)

6.9 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XP | Free
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Universal Virus Sniffer


Universal Virus Sniffer is a small and lightweight anti-malware tool which is capable of scanning your PC for certain types of files and processes, then giving you a way to do further research to remove them or automatically protect yourself against their signatures. A review of Universal Virus Sniffer has also been published.
Download Universal Virus Sniffer 3.87 (from Rootkit Scanners and Removal Software)

2.3 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XP | Free
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GMER


GMER is an anti-rootkit utility which is able to find rootkits which have infected your computer. A review of GMER has also been published.
Download GMER 2.2.19882 (from Rootkit Scanners and Removal Software)

372 KB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XP | Free
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TDSSKiller


TDSSKiller is a handy tool that can quickly detect and remove both known and unknown rootkits, which are programs that can hide the presence of malware in your system; it can run in both safe mode and normal mode..
Download TDSSKiller 3.1.0.9 (from Rootkit Scanners and Removal Software)

2.0 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XP | Free
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ThreatExpert Memory Scanner


ThreatExpert Memory Scanner is the perfect companion rootkit remover with a great team of developers behind it. If you're looking for a rootkit removal program which can get by what your antivirus solution can't find, this program is worth a look and since it's freeware, a free download and a quick scan. A review of ThreatExpert Memory Scanner has also been published.
Download ThreatExpert Memory Scanner 1.0.1.0 (from Rootkit Scanners and Removal Software)

1,481 KB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XP | Free
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