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ComboFix?  Rootkit solution?

TurboBorland
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Lots of people have been offering ComboFix as an antivirus solution, I see no problem with that as its features are rather useful for such a thing.  After all, it seems to be an automated version of your typical guide on the steps on how to remove an antivirus.  But recently I came across a person who offered this program as a solution for a rootkit.  Now I don't have much knowledge with this particular program's internals, but from their website information on how it works, features, and etc. I see absolutely no benefit from using this as a rootkit finder/killer.  Does anyone have any insight into this program as a rootkit solution?  This is, by all means, a discussion.  I will award points to the people who can provide the most informative information.  I tried to put this in an "ask the experts" section, but they told me to place it here.
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Thanks!  That link actually did answer my question.  It appears ComboFix incorporated a Windows rootkit detection system called GMER, http://www.gmer.net/.
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Great, glad I could help to clarify.
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