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HiJackThis Fork

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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 7/19/2018.

HiJackThis is a program that can be used to quickly spot browser hijackers, startup programs that you do not want to start automatically and other security risks. This program is a not anti-virus program, but rather a enumerator that lists programs that are starting up automatically on your computer as well as other configuration information that is commonly hijacked. Since there is no filter on what it reports, you should research each entry before you remove anything using this tool.

To install HiJackThis Fork, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install hijackthis

To upgrade HiJackThis Fork, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade hijackthis

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'hijackthis'
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $url = 'https://github.com/dragokas/hijackthis/raw/devel/binary/HiJackThis.exe'
    $silentArgs = '/accepteula /install /autostart'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    
    Install-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                              -FileType "$installerType" `
                              -Url "$url" `
                              -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                              -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes
    

Virus Scan Results

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Dependencies

This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Stanislav Polshyn & Trend Micro

Copyright

Stanislav Polshyn & Trend Micro

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Release Notes

https://github.com/dragokas/hijackthis/blob/devel/src/ChangeLogen.txt

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
HijackThis 2.0.5-beta 333 Sunday, June 28, 2015 exempted
HijackThis 2.0.4 1214 Sunday, June 28, 2015 approved

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