Frequently Asked Questions
How does it work?
BootRacer checks Windows startup programs using UnHackMe
(Greatis Software) antivirus database.
This antivirus database is used to detect Malware/Trojans/Adware/Spyware.
Detected items are automatically blocked from starting with Windows.
You need UnHackMe software to fully remove malware from your PC, if malware is detected.
Is BootRacer a real-time monitor? Does it slow down my PC?
BootRacer does not use real-time monitoring. It makes quite fast check using locally stored copy of antiviral database.
The check takes less than one second.
Do I need to update the antiviral database?
BootRacer automatically updates antiviral database when your computer is in idle state. It checks for update one time per day.
If you want to check database right now, click on the "Rescan" button.
How much disk space takes the antiviral database?
Does this feature replaces the antivirus?
No. It is not an antivirus.
Is it compatible with my antivirus?
Yes. It is compatible with all major antivirus software.
Does it check scheduled tasks?
No. Now BootRacer checks only the startup programs, started from the startup folders and from registry Run keys.