This is the last part of the series of article about Rkill. In this section, we will discuss when to use rkill and what to do if rkill will not work on first try.
What to do if Rkill will not run or terminate malicious processes?
If you first execute rkill.exe but the command prompt window did not open, you should keep trying to open rkill.exe. During this review, rkill.exe did not open at all. After few tries in executing rkill.exe, it able to bypass the malicious processes of Security Tool and succeed in terminating the offending processes.
If rkill.exe continue to not to run (after you’ve tried few times), you can proceed to use the other file format of rkill one at time until one of the file formats of rkill succeeded in terminating the malicious processes.
If in any event that none of rkill format will help in terminating the fraud tool processes, you should go to BleepingComputer.com’s Malware Removal forum for further assistance.
Rkill is not a rogue and malware scanner or remover. It is a useful tool that will assist your anti-malware by terminating the malicious processes. It does not a user interface and there is no need to configure. Once you execute rkill, it will only look for malicious processes that were added by Trojans or any other rogue and malware. If your anti-malware or anti-virus will continue to run when there’s fraud tool infection, you can still use rkill to assist the malware scanners because rkill will successfully terminate the malicious processes which will help the anti-malware in cleaning the system. Temporary disable your anti-malware’s real-time protection when it detected rkill as malicious or suspect.
Keep Rkill files handy by storing it in your flash drive or in any location of your hard-drive. You’ll never know when you will need a great program!
Rkill: Malware Process Terminator and Anti-Malware Assistant
Are you having difficulty to remove fraud tool using your anti-malware or anti-virus program. Rkill will assist your scanner and remover in terminating malicious processes. Read the series of article about Rkill by Lawrence Abrams.
- How to use Rkill: Malware Process Terminator and Anti-Malware Assistant - Part 1
- Rkill: Malware Process Terminator and Anti-Malware Assistant - Part 2