Rootkit Revealer 1.71
A rootkit detection utility runs on Windows XP, Windows server 2003(32-bit), Windows NT-4 & higher. It detects all persistent (unrelenting) rootkits, Vanquish, AFX & hacker defender, but its unable to detect rootkits like Fu that don’t attempt to hide their files or registry keys.
Rootkit is used to explain the techniques whereby malware, including viruses, spyware & trojens; try to hide their presence from spyware blockers, SMU (system management utilities) & antiviruses. Rootkit revealer compares the result of a system scan at the highest level (Windows API) with that the lowest level (Raw contents of a file system volume or registry hive).
It manipulate the windows API or native API to remove their presence from a directory listing. .