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What is TDSSKiller.exe?

TDSSKiller.exe is part of TDSSKiller and developed by Kaspersky Lab ZAO according to the TDSSKiller.exe version information.

TDSSKiller.exe's description is "TDSS rootkit removing tool"

TDSSKiller.exe is digitally signed by Kaspersky Lab.

TDSSKiller.exe is usually located in the 'c:\Users\Chuck & Betsy\Documents\tdsskiller[1]\' folder.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

Product nameTDSSKiller
Company nameKaspersky Lab ZAO
File descriptionTDSS rootkit removing tool
Internal nameTDSSKiller
Original filenameTDSSKiller.exe
Legal copyright© 1997-2010 Kaspersky Lab ZAO.
Legal trademarkKaspersky™ Anti-Virus ® is regis..
Product version2.4.12.0
File version2.4.12.0

The following is the available information on TDSSKiller.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameTDSSKiller
Company nameKaspersky Lab ZAO
File descriptionTDSS rootkit removing tool
Internal nameTDSSKiller
Original filenameTDSSKiller.exe
Legal copyright© 1997-2010 Kaspersky Lab ZAO.
Legal trademarkKaspersky™ Anti-Virus ® is registered trademark of Kaspersky Lab ZAO.
Product version2.4.12.0
File version2.4.12.0

Digital signatures [?]

This file has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameKaspersky Lab
Certificate issuer nameVeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2009-2 CA
Certificate serial number07be8f83f4455021f4e24fb021fca24a

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD592eff76bc4abd75ddb0ad90c43181352
SHA25662ed88f3aac4e3b81983a034162e22310050e6735f7f80b2090a2b8e6e271fe7

Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to tdsskiller.exe:

tdsskiller.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

tdsskiller.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

TDSS rootkit removing tool has stopped working.

End Program - tdsskiller.exe. This program is not responding.

tdsskiller.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

tdsskiller.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

What will you do with TDSSKiller.exe?

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what other users chose to do with TDSSKiller.exe:

User vote results: There were 25 votes to remove and 138 votes to keep

Malware or legitimate?

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Comments

Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

Roger Karlsson writes

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TDSSKiller.exe is a rootkit removal tool from Karspersky. It's legit.

# 16 Jul 2013, 8:04

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