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Should I remove TDSSKiller?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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VersionDistribution 20.00% 20.00% 20.00% 40.00%

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What is TDSSKiller?

Kaspersky Lab has developed the TDSSKiller utility that allows removing rootkits. A rootkit for Windows systems is a program that penetrates into the system and intercepts the system functions (Windows API).

About  (from Kaspersky Lab)

A rootkit for Windows systems is a program that penetrates into the system and intercepts the system functions (Windows API). It can effectively hide its presence by intercepting and modifying low-level API functions. Moreover it can hide the presence of particular processes, folders, files and registry keys. Some root...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named TDSSKiller.exe. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 2.14 MB (2,240,560 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.kaspersky.com/5350?el=88446
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TDSSKiller
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\ZipInstaller.exe /uninst "C:\Program Files\TDSSKiller\uninst1~.nsu"
Estimated size: 2.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TDSSKiller

Program executable:TDSSKiller.exe
TDSS rootkit removing tool
Path:C:\Program Files\TDSSKiller\TDSSKiller.exe
  • TDSSKiller.exe - TDSSKiller (TDSS rootkit removing tool)

How do I remove TDSSKiller?

You can uninstall TDSSKiller from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program TDSSKiller, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove TDSSKiller.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 10 20%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 10 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 40.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 8 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.00%
  Sweden 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 60.00%
Toshiba 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
Common models
HP-Pavilion KJ165AA-ABA m... 40.00%
HP-Pavilion RN663AA-ABA a... 20.00%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE L875-12... 20.00%
Packard Bell imedia S3210 20.00%

About Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky is a developer of secure content and threat management systems.
Publisher URL: www.kaspersky.com


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