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Quick Tools

TeamViewer is a proprietary computer software package for remote control, desktop sharing, online meetings, web conferencing and file transfer between computers.

Rkill is a program that was developed at BleepingComputer.com that attempts to terminate known malware processes so that your normal security software can then run and clean your computer of infections. When RKill runs it will kill malware processes and then removes incorrect executable associations and fixes policies that stop us from using certain tools. When finished it will display a log file that shows the processes that were terminated while the program was running.

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Malware Cleaner

Mbytes-AntiMalware is an important security program for any computer user to have installed on their computer. It is light-weight, fast, and best of all, excellent at removing the latest infections that may be in the wild.

JunkwareRemovalTool is a security utility that searches for and removes common adware, toolbars, and potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) from your computer.

ADWcleaner is a program that searches for and deletes Adware, Toolbars, Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUP), and browser Hijackers from your computer.

Combofix is a program, created by sUBs, that scans your computer for known malware, and when found, attempts to clean these infections automatically. ComboFix also displays a report that can be used by trained helpers to remove malware that is not automatically removed by the program.

Root Kit

TDSSkiller is a utility created by Kaspersky Labs that is designed to remove the TDSS rootkit. This rootkit is know under other names such as Rootkit.Win32.TDSS, Tidserv, TDSServ, and Alureon. TDSSKiller will also attempt to remove other rootkits such as the ZeroAccess or ZeroAccess rootkit if it is detected.

Mbytes-Anti-Rootkit is a free program that can be used to search for and remove rootkits from your computer. When started, Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit will scan your computer and allow you to remove any rootkits that it finds.

Trend-Micro-RootkitBuster is a program that will scan your computer for Rootkits. This scanner will scan for rootkits that are using the latest technology including Master Boot Record (MBR) infections.

Cleanup

CCleaner is a program that will scan your computer for temporary files or private browser information and deletes it from your computer. This allows you to keep your computer running efficiently, while protecting your sensitive information.

PcDecrapifier is a program that scans your computer for programs that are commonly installed on new computers, otherwise known as crapware, and allows you to easily remove them. In order to generate additional revenue, many manufacturers preinstall 3rd party programs on new computers.

RevoUnInstaller allows you to uninstall stubborn programs that are not uninstalling properly through the Windows control panel. When you have Revo Uninstaller installed on your computer it will keep track of all changes made by a program when it is installed. Using these logs it then has the ability to remove all traces of the program when you wish to uninstall it.

Troubleshooting

HijackThis is a program that can be used to quickly spot home page hijackers and startup programs that you do not want to start automatically. This program is a not anti-virus program, but rather a enumerator that lists programs that are starting up automatically on your computer as well as other configuration information that is commonly hijacked.

TCPview is a handy little program that allows you to see the network activity on your computer. When run, you will be able to see what remote devices or computers that your individual programs are communicating with as well as what programs are waiting for connections.

AutoRuns is a free Sysinternals tool from Microsoft that enumerates all the programs that automatically start on a Windows machine. You can then examine this list of programs to see if they should be running or should be disabled.

NetadapterRepair is a utility that acts as a Swiss army knife for network related Windows tasks. Not only can NetAdapter Repair be used to fix common networking and winsock issues, but it also contains a variety of tools and diagnostics that enable you to change various network settings.

ProcessExplorer is a system resources monitoring tool for Windows operating systems. It follows the general lead of the built-in Windows Task Manager tool, but extends the feature set greatly.

Cleaner Programs

Mbytes-AntiExploit is a security program that protects you from zero-day exploits that target browser and application vulnerabilities. This program is meant to run alongside your traditional anti-virus or anti-malware products and provides extra protection against software and Windows vulnerabilities that are discovered, but do not have a patch available to fix them.

Roguekiller is a security tool that can be used to terminate and remove malicious processes and programs from your computer. RogueKiller has the ability to remove infections such as ZeroAccess, TDSS, rogue anti-spyware programs, and Ransomwares.

SuperAntiSpyware is a free anti-spyware program that offers excellent detections and quick removal of common infections. As malware is constantly evolving and new variants are released, there is not one particular security program that will be able to protect you from all threats.

Aswmbr is a anti-rootkit scanner that searchs your computer for Rootkits that infect the Master Boot Record, or MBR, of your computer. This includes the TDL4/3, MBRoot (Sinowal), and Whistler rootkits.

WindowsRepair-AllInOne is a utility that contains numerous mini-fixes for Windows. This tool will allow you to repair common issues with your computer such as firewall, file permission, and Windows Update problems.

Tools

SimpleSystemTweaker is a free utility that optimizes various functions in Windows. These tweaks could allow for faster boot and shutdown times, faster network file sharing, and better stability.

TechnicianToolbox is a free suite of administration tools and system monitors that allows a user to quickly perform diagnostics on a computer. These tools allows for quickly fixing common problems on a computer or diagnosing what could be causing them.

WSCC allows you to install, update, execute and organize the utilities from various system utility suites. WSCC can install and update the supported utilities automatically.

TightVNC you can see the desktop of a remote machine and control it with your local mouse and keyboard, just like you would do it sitting in the front of that computer.