HijackThis. How to use

What is HijackThis

HijackThis is a utility developed by Trend Micro which serves for malware detection and removal. Its number one purpose is to detect and remove browser-hijackers (intrusive self-launching web pages and pseudo search engines) from Chrome, Firefox, IE and other web browsers. 


Download Trend Micro HijackThis from the official website:


How to use Trend Micro HijackThis

The utility does not need to be installed.

Step 1. Open the folder containing the downloaded file and launch it as administrator:


Step 2. Press I accept

Step 3. Press Do a system scan and save a log file:


and wait until the scanning is finished.

Step 4. Check all items you wish to fix and press Fix checked:


Press Yes:


Press OK:


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