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 (Free, Open Source), Trend Micro RootkitBuster (Free), OTL - OldTimer's List-It (Free) and FCorp Image Hijacker (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 12, 2020

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      Kaspersky Lab has developed the TDSSKiller utility that allows removing rootkits.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Chkrootkit is a Linux tool to locally check for signs of a rootkit. It contains: - chkrootkit: shell script that checks system binaries for rootkit modification. - ifpromisc.c: checks if the interface is in promiscuous mode. - chklastlog.c: checks for lastlog deletions.
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    1. 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.
    2. 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.
    3. 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. You can also use this program to "BLOCK Unwanted Programs" ( Updater, Malware, Keylogger, etc ).

      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.



    4. 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.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      PowerTool is a free anti-virus&rootkit utility by ithurricane.It offers you the ability to detect, analyze and fix various kernel structure modifications and gives you a wide scope of the kernel.

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    5. aswMBR is the rootkit scanner that scans for TDL4/3, MBRoot (Sinowal), Whistler and other rootkits. This is a standalone cleaning tool, not a full-featured antivirus program. For full protection, please install avast! Free Antivirus
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      • 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.
    6. Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit BETA drills down and removes even deeply embedded rootkits Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit BETA is cutting edge technology for detecting and removing the nastiest malicious rootkits Usage Download Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit from the link above ...
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