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Windows 7: New rootkit scanner


24 Nov 2012   #1

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 
New rootkit scanner

Found this in my travels and am wondering if anyone has used it yet. I know it is beta but the company is so well known I thought of giving it a go.

Malwarebytes : Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit


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24 Nov 2012   #2
bru

Win 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

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Malwarebytes releases Anti-Rootkit beta
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25 Nov 2012   #3

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bru View Post
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Malwarebytes releases Anti-Rootkit beta
Ok bru just hadn't noticed any
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25 Nov 2012   #4

Windows 7 Home premium 64bit SP1
 
 

Cool, nice to see the team making more good tools for scanning infected computers.
EDIT: Pretty sure this is a false positive but malwarebytes rootkit scanner gave me this when I first opened it but I don't want to mess with it because idk if it's a false positive or not and don't want to make my system go bonkers because I removed something I wasn't suppose to. Anyways pressed no and let the program update after pressing next. So what's your guys thought on this?


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26 Nov 2012   #5

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I got that too when I 1st ran it. It may well be a legit dll. See the start of this article:

Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit Hunter Rootkit the new BETA

A Guy
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26 Nov 2012   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Mine came up clean 1st run. I did not get that warning.
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26 Nov 2012   #7

Win7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Same here, i first used it a couple of weeks ago and again just to see if i got that warning. It was clean both times though.
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26 Nov 2012   #8

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Actually unless I missed something somewhere this beat is only there until Dec 10th so is it becoming redundant, a full free or paid version cos the more the merrier I say.
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26 Nov 2012   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I agree. I used this twice now with nothing coming up. Always like to have an "extra" though and anything Malwarebytes comes out with has an advantage for me.
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26 Nov 2012   #10

Windows 7 Home premium 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
I got that too when I 1st ran it. It may well be a legit dll. See the start of this article:

Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit Hunter Rootkit the new BETA

A Guy
Thank you, now I know for sure it's a false positive.
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