Rootkits are programs that usually hide other malicious applications like malware and worms. They allow unauthorized access hence violate user privacy. This application examines your system and gets rid of any rootkits. It is simple to use and installation is necessary. Therefore, you can save its exec file anywhere on your hard disk or removable disk and only run it when you need it. This application has an intuitive interface that allows you to quickly access various features.
First, when you open the application, you need to choose the specific part of your system that requires scanning and you can either choose files, kernel patch programs or Master Boot Record sectors. During scanning, the utility uses minimal resources including RAM and CPU. Scan time varies depending on the scan setting you choose and how complex your hard drive is. Nevertheless, the scanning process doesn’t in any way affect the performance of your system.
The app scans your system for threats, provides you results on threats found and gives you the option to delete the threats found. Sometimes, you may have to restart your device for the application to delete threats found especially if the files found to have these threats are in use.
Trend Micro RootkitBuster is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in antivirus category and is available to all software users as a free download.