Avast rootkit is not working?

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Hi Experts,

I am having the Avast anti virus and tried to scan my PC with Avast rootkit to see there any rootkit embedded to the softwares I have installed. But nothing detected. Then I try another rootkit checker and it worked. I really want to know why my Avast rootkit does not work. Advise me.

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Shirlyn Winchel

 

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Avast rootkit is not working?

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The avast antivirus's Rootkit remover is not that powerful. It is subsidiary to the main functionality of the software. Therefore, we cannot expect the same performance as a dedicated software. Rootkit removal tools are not resource hoggers and your PC will not slow down if you use a separate software for this purpose.

So I suggest you use avast for antivirus scans only and use "Sophos Rootkit Removal tool". It is a completely free and fast software with a graphical interface for new as well as accustomed users. It can be downloaded via the their website. Please follow the following link and click on "Dowanload Now" http://www.sophos.com/en-us/products/free-tools/sophos-anti-rootkit.aspx

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