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HiJackThis Log Analyzer


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Major Payne

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Would like to know how effective this tool is if anyone would like to check it out and post results:

Hijackthis Log Analyzer (Beta)
Ron

edit: ron, i hope you don't mind but i went ahead and edited out the link. especially with don's post down at the bottom...if someone comes to this thread and doesn't read the whole thing...they could use this substandard (read dangerous) tool and mess their system up
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i'll tell you like all the geek u mods will..the automated deals are no where near as effective as a live person who knows what they're doing...

i checked that one out...and i don't like how it asks for a user and password that isn't neccessary....i also don't like how it just tells you to fix something without telling you what it is that you're fixing (doesn't list an infection name when it finds something funky...sorry but i'd like to know why i'm deleting what you tell me to delete)...plus it just tells you what to FIX in hjt...not what to delete...or what to uninstall...or anything like that....i think it sucks
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I have to agree with dsenette on this one. It takes a trained eye to pick out the difference between what malware adds to a machine and what is a necesary file for Windows when confronted with two files of the same name.

HiJackThis is a very powerful tool and it's use is best left to the experts.
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Thanks guys. That's pretty much what I thought too. I don't have Hijackthis installed and was hoping someone with more experience would try it and see if the results were good. Nothing like a human being with experience. Kudos to the guys and gals in the Malware Forum.

:whistling:

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it also many times lists good things as bad, and bad things as good. :whistling:
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O16 - DPF: {17492023-C23A-453E-A040-C7C580BBF700} (Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool) - http://go.microsoft....k/?linkid=39204



Questionable

Are you using an ActiveX object with a name 'Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool' located in 'http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=39204'? If not, fix this item.



:whistling:

This is to be left up to an average user ?


http://castlecops.com/atxlist-380.html
is a link for what the above actually is

stay away stay very away
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