Emsisoft HiJackFree is a system protection tool that enables users to protect their computer from malicious software. This program is used to scan their computer, detect, and manually remove malicious software such as Spyware, HiJackers, Adware, Worms, Trojans, and Viruses. Malicious software are applications that intend to steal information such as user accounts and passwords, and make unnecessary changes in the computer’s system that causes it to slow down, perform poorly, or crash. Emsisoft HiJackFree contains features that allow users to manage the protection of different applications and devices. This program manages the protection of the computer’s running processes, open ports, autoruns, services, Windows explorer and Internet browser add-ons, hosts file, LSP protocols, and Active-X modules. This program also provides quarantine and online analysis features that prevents the program from accidentally deleting false positive files and programs.
Emsisoft HiJackFree has a simple user interface that has three main parts. the first part is the main task menu, which displays a list of program tasks for processes, ports, autoruns, services, quarantine, and others. The center portion displays the files detected by Emsisoft HiJackFree. Users may view the file name, process number, CPU affinity, threads, memory, priority, and location. The last part is the information panel where users may find more detailed information about a selected file from the list.