HijackThis Installation

HijackThis is a free utility that generates a report of the Registry and settings for your computer. It is a useful tool for detecting Spyware/Malware on your computer.
Follow the instructions on this page to install HijackThis on your computer.

Download HijackThis from here

Click on the Download HijackThis installer.
Run the installer. You should see this window.

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Click on Run.
HighjackThis will ask you for an Install directory (see screenshot below).

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Accept the defaults and click on Install.
After the install, HighjackThis will run automatically. You should see this screen.

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Choose "Do a system scan and save a logfile" button.
HighjackThis will launch notepad with the report inside the notepad window.

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Copy the contents of Notepad to an email or save the file. To copy contents of Notepad click Edit>Select All and then select Edit>Copy.
You can now paste the contents of into an email.

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