HijackThis - Browser Hijacker Diagnosis Tool
This chapter provides tutorial examples on HijackThis, a browser hijacker detection and open source tool. Topics include installing HijackThis; scanning system settings for changes; fixing changed settings; reviewing running processes, startup programs, and installed programs.
Downloading and Installing HijackThis
Scan Report Generated by HijackThis
HijackThis Log File Entry Types
Building "ignorelist" for HijackThis
Fixing Settings Reported by HijackThis
Generating Startup Program List by HijackThis
Listing Processes and DLL Files with HijackThis
Listing Installed Programs with HijackThis
HijackThis Configuration Settings
- HijackThis is a very popular open source tool for detecting browser hijacker malware.
- HijackThis reports and fixes changes in various system locations where malware settings would be located.
- HijackThis 2.0.4 works on both Windows 7 and 8 systems.
- HijackThis 2.0.4 works for both Internet Explorer (IE) and Firefox.
- HijackThis 2.0.4 offers nice tools to review running processes, startup programs and installed programs.
Table of Contents
About This Windows Security Book
Windows 8: System Security Review
Windows 8: System Security Protection
Windows 8 System Recovery
Windows 8 Defender for Real-Time Protection
Windows 7: System Security Review
Windows 7: System Security Protection
Windows 7 System Recovery
Windows 7 Forefront Client Security
Norton Power Eraser - Anti-Virus Scan Tool
McAfee Virus and Malware Protection Tools
Spybot - Spyware Blocker, Detection and Removal
Keeping Firefox Secure
Keeping IE (Internet Explorer) Secure
Malware (Adware, Spyware, Trojan, Worm, and Virus)
►HijackThis - Browser Hijacker Diagnosis Tool
IE Add-on Program Listing and Removal
"Conduit Search" - Malware Detection and Removal
"Tube Dimmer", "Scorpion Saver" or "Adpeak" Malware
Malware Manual Removal Experience
Vundo (VirtuMonde/VirtuMundo) - vtsts.dll Removal
Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal
VSToolbar (VSAdd-in.dll) - Description and Removal
PWS (Password Stealer) Trojan Infection Removal
MS08-001 Vulnerability on Windows Systems
Antivirus System PRO
PDF Printing Version