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

Conclusion:

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

 References

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