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GMER Alternatives

GMER is described as 'application that detects and removes rootkits ' and is an app in the security & privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to GMER for Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is TDSSKiller, which is free. Other great apps like GMER are Chkrootkit, Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit, OTL - OldTimer's List-It and Trend Micro RootkitBuster.

GMER alternatives are mainly Anti-Malware Apps but may also be Anti-Virus Apps or System Cleaners. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of GMER.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

GMER is an application that detects and removes rootkits .

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  1. TDSSKiller icon

    TDSSKiller

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Kaspersky Lab has developed the TDSSKiller utility that allows removing rootkits.

    ⚫︎ PortableTDSSKiller can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    TDSSKiller scanning for rootkit
  2. Chkrootkit icon

    Chkrootkit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Chkrootkit is a Linux tool to locally check for signs of a rootkit. It contains:

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  3. Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit icon

    Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit BETA drills down and removes even deeply embedded rootkits

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    Discontinued

    Last updated on November 2nd, 2017.

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  4. OTL - OldTimer's List-It icon

    OTL - OldTimer's List-It

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    OTL by OldTimer is a flexible, multipurpose, diagnostic, and malware removal tool. It's useful for identifying changes made to a system by spyware, malware and other unwanted programs.

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  5. Trend Micro RootkitBuster icon

    Trend Micro RootkitBuster

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Scan for hidden files, registry entries, processes, services, drivers, kernel code patches, ports, operating system service hooks, and Master Boot Record (MBR) rootkits. Clean or remove hidden files, registry entries, and services.

    ⚫︎ PortableTrend Micro RootkitBuster can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  6. Sophos Virus Removal Tool icon

    Sophos Virus Removal Tool

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Infected with a virus? Unsure whether your existing antivirus software has detected and removed it? Still having problems and unsure where to turn to next? Sophos Virus Removal Tool can help.

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  7. PowerTool icon

    PowerTool

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    PowerTool is a free anti-virus&rootkit utility by ithurricane.It offers you the ability to detect,

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  8. FCorp Image Hijacker icon

    FCorp Image Hijacker

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Image Hijacker is a small and easy to use application that allows you to run a program via another one to hide it from prying eyes.

    ⚫︎ PortableFCorp Image Hijacker can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

    Development of FCorp Software has been discontinued in 2016. Last version of Image Hijacker, released in April 2016, can be still downloaded from SoftPedia.

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  9. aswMBR icon

    aswMBR

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    aswMBR is the rootkit scanner that scans for TDL4/3, MBRoot (Sinowal), Whistler and other rootkits.

    ⚫︎ PortableaswMBR can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  10. RootkitRevealer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online

    RootkitRevealer is an advanced rootkit detection utility. It runs on Windows NT 4 and higher and its output lists Registry and file system API discrepancies that may indicate the presence of a user-mode or kernel-mode rootkit.

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    Screenshot of RootkitRevealer detecting the presence of the popular HackerDefender rootkit.
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