Current versions:

  • Windows 1.71

The RootkitRevealer examines your system for rootkits that hide the presence of malware.



  • License: Freeware
  • Downloads: 40
  • Updated: 25.10.2013


While there are various types of rootkits, so-called classifications, which is common to all a but. Trying to hide, and alone it has always been a cause for alarm. Lists the RootkitRevealer discrepancies by he a system scan on top and one is at the lowest level. The highest level is the Windows API, and right here, rootkits try to intervene in order to hide their presence. The scan performed using the RootkitRevealer, the differences identified in the Windows API with the raw data from file system structures. RootkitRevealer such differences, acknowledges that indicate a rootkit.

Persistent rootkits enable it with every system startup and run through a routine that requires no user interaction. The RootkitRevealer recognizes this as well as Benutzermodusrootkits on actions of the user will be enabled and hide their presence through permanent changes to the system. Another rootkit, which is recognized by the RootkitRevealer is a Kernelmodusrootkit. This can directly manipulate Kernelmodusstrukturen and hiding from the Task Manager or process Explorer, but not by the RootkitRevealer.

As a last option, there are then still the memory-based rootkits, which contain no permanent code like the three other classifications. Therefore a restart enough for such a rootkit after recognizing by the RootkitRevealer, which deletes the rootkit from the store. To check the security of your system, you can download the RootkitRevealer right here from our side and run. Then you get a list of the found problems and should then notify you the individual finds through the RootkitRevealer and, if necessary, conduct a distance in the way.

Features of RootkitRevealer:

• Rootkit detection
• Makes system scans at the highest and lowest level
• Manual or automatic scanning
• Can not be detected malware
• Freeware
• For Windows Win NT 4.0, 2000, XP

Background information on the RootkitRevealer

The RootkitRevealer is a free freeware that was originally developed by Sysinternals. The company was acquired by Microsoft in 2006 and the developments are integrated into the Microsoft TechNet. As a user, whether beginner or advanced, you can find care at Sysinternals tools, that make easier the management, troubleshooting, and Diagnostics for Windows systems and applications.

Description of the version: RootkitRevealer

The rootkit detection tool RootkitRevealer has become even more secure in the version 1.71 and allows no access unnoticed on your computer files and private data to hackers. The removal of the command line in the new version does the concealment of the activities of the programme to hacker RootkitRevealer may not recognize and combat. Additionally, more bugs and errors of the previous versions have been removed and a greater safety is given to you by updating the malware detection.

The most important changes in version 1.71 by RootkitRevealer

• Updated malware detection for greater effect range of the program
• Activity concealment of the programme against hacker attacks
• Removed mainly errors and bugs of previous versions

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