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There's nothing new under the sun, and rootkits are no exception. In the
early days of personal computers, in the age of the DOS command-line
operating system, there were viruses that hid their presence from the
users and anti-virus programs. They did it by intercepting some system
calls that were responsible for reading the files, and lied to the system
by filling these calls with fake information.

You could view an infected file right in front of your eyes and see
nothing but legit code! These viruses were called 'stealth' in those
days.When computers evolved, Windows replaced the DOS. Old viruses did
not run under the new operating system, and it wasn't easy to develop
simple hacks to intercept system calls in Windows. But time has passed,
and now there's a new wave of viruses that can work on Windows and hide
their presence even more efficiently than the stealth viruses of the old
days.

These new viruses are called rootkits.Microsoft tried to address the
problem by releasing their own Rootkit Revealer. While being a correct
concept, this tool fails on too many levels. Microsoft Rootkit Revealer
is intended for use by system administrators and software developers. The
results of its work are not detections but rather hint that there's
something in the system that's hidden. And of course, Rootkit Revealer
does not remove rootkits, making its benefits questionable at best for a
regular computer user.

Today, using an antivirus does not guarantee complete safety. A rootkit
could install into your system and fool the antivirus system by hiding
itself. The problem is that modern antivirus programs try to detect
rootkits at the time when they are already active. Antivirus programs use
the very functions that are intercepted by the rootkits specifically for
the purpose of deceiving antivirus. It's a gun vs. armor race and your PC
is the firing range.

Complement your antivirus with a rootkit detection and removal system and
liberate your PC from rootkits! UnHackMe with Partizan technology is
highly compatible and designed to complement other antivirus solutions
instead of conflicting with them. The Partizan technology is unique to
UnHackMe. Microsoft states that there exists no sure way to know of a
rootkit's presence from within a running system.

Instead of trying to combat rootkits on their own ground, Partizan fools
them by booting with the operating system and taking control before any
rootkits can load. Being the first to load, UnHackMe can safely watch all
stages of the Windows boot process, effectively detecting and terminating
any activities attempted by the rootkits.
You can safely pair UnHackMe with an antivirus of your choice, providing
ultimate protection against all kinds of viruses and rootkits.

Once there's no rootkit in the computer's memory, detecting and removing
one is a matter of routine. UnHackMe can remove known rootkits by itself
or simply block the rootkit from loading into memory and pass control to
your regular anti-virus.

				
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