What is HijackThis?
HijackThis is an open source tool to detect adware and malware on Microsoft Windows. This tool is known for quickly scanning a computer to display the common location of a malware. HijackThis is for diagnosis of a malware and adware and not to remove it. Uninformed use of this tools’ removal facilities can lead to software damage to a computer. Doing a browser hijack can also cause malware to be installed on a computer.
Is HijackThis Free?
Yes. This tool is free.
Does HijackThis Work on all Operating Systems?
It only works for Microsoft Windows operating systems.
What are the Typical Uses for HijackThis?
HijackThis is used to inspect the browser and operating system settings of a computer to generate a log file of its current state. It can also be used to remove unwanted files and settings. It focuses on web browser hijacking.