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Junkware Removal Tool (JRT) 8.0.0 Released!

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new version of JRT was released today -- 8.0.0 


The tool was rebuilt from scratch but remained a command line tool.




  • We've update the tool to be a bit smarter (by not running certain scans unless it's necessary)
  • New icon!
  • Added new heuristics
  • Updated database
  • Updated report
  • Updated console output
  • Updated Services whitelist (lots of Win 10 Services added)
  • Updated Process whitelist
  • Removed heuristics
  • Bug fixes:
    • Tool crashed when usernames had special character(s)
    • Tool crashed when it could not gather Firefox profile name
    • Tool ignored Ctrl+C command



Thanks everyone for being patient. We'd like to hear your feedback!




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