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A security program which will try to terminate known malware processes running on your computer

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RKill screenshotRKill is a small yet powerful security solution which will try to terminate all the known malware processes running on your computer, allowing your already installed antivirus / antimalware to safely run and clean all the detected infections. The program will terminate all the malware processes and will remove all the incorrect executable associations. The program also fixes policies which prevent you from running certain applications. When the program finishes its task, a log file containing all the killed processes will be generated.

RKill does not delete any files from your computer. The application only kills an application's running process. Because of this you shouldn't reboot your system. If you do this, there is the possibility that all the malware processes to be automatically started again. It is recommended to start scanning your computer using your antivirus software immediately after running RKill. By doing this you will be able to properly remove all the malware infections.


  • Allows you to remove incorrect executable associations which prevents your antivirus from running.
  • The program generates a log file containing all the terminated processes.


  • The program is operated via Command Line and does not have a Graphical User Interface.
  • The application is not aimed at novices.
Name RKill
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Product Homepage RKill
License Free (Freeware)
Last Week Downloads 7
All Time Downloads 836
Filename rkill.exe
Filesize 1.9MB
MD5 Checksum DD56EC4F23743414581E3E3B8BFF5EFA
OS Support Windows All
Category Utilities

100% CLEAN Certification

BadgeRKill has been tested by team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. Our editors will recheck this software periodically to assure that it remains clean.


Old Versions

Software Date Added
RKill June 16, 2016 - Latest Version
RKill January 20, 2015
RKill December 16, 2014
RKill August 11, 2014
RKill June 23, 2014

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