With the FRST download can be get back to handle even the most fatal viral infection. The security tool works even in Safe mode or in the Windows Recovery Environment (Windows Recovery Environment) and can be started from a USB stick.

FRST downloadOften the FRST download is the last resort for troubled computer. (Picture: Farbar / Editorial)

With the FRST Download the rescue comes for each virus attack

Since the database of the online analysis of HijackThis is no longer maintained, the FRST download is the first choice to find malicious entries on the computer and fix it. The silver bullet and last resort for attacked computer simply continue even helps boat unwilling computers.

The installation & the question 32- or 64-bit?

First of all, the correct version of the virus-fighting tools must be downloaded. If you are not sure, find this information in the Control Panel under System and Security System. Alternatively, you can also download both versions, one is from both work. The tool should be stored in any case on the desktop. Start now by double clicking on the .exe file, the program as an administrator and select the following options: Registry, Internet, Addition.txt and Shortcut.txt. Following acceptance of the User Conditions and let the tool by clicking on Examine perform his duties.

Start application in safe mode and the USB stick

save from a secure computer from the FRST Download in corresponding bit in the main folder of the USB drive. Now boot up the computer and press the F8 key during the boot process. Here repair the options and select computer operating system and account. Following must have the command prompt, the command [Drive of the USB stick]: FRST.exe or. [Drive of the USB stick]: FRST64.exe be entered. Now only accept the terms and start with examining the program.

Tip 1: The prompt can be opened with the key combination Windows + R.

Tip 2: The name of the drive where the USB stick is connected, can be found at the Computer option.

Advice on using HijackThis Alternative

Thus saving the PC is successful, users of the FRST Download observe the following information:

  • FRST need admin rights to function reliably.
  • Security programs should be disabled before running the program, as they could interfere with the tool.
  • FRST automatically creates a backup under the path:% SystemDrive% \ FRST \ Hives
  • The scan on the Farbar Recovery scan tool is completely safe, since no changes to the system are made. When deleting considered dangerous files, however, you should be careful because hereof also necessary system files may be affected. If you are not sure will help in this forum.