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Data Restore. How to Remove? (Uninstall Guide)

removal by - -   Also known as DataRestore | Type: Rogue Antispyware
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Data Restore is a fake disk defragmentation applicaton that uses misleading methods such as displaying fake error messages and pop-ups to make you think that your computer has some serious hard drive problems and system errors. It's from the same family as Data Recovery and numerous other malware. The rogue program asks to pay for a pro version to fix the errors and clean your computer as well as restore default HDD sectors. If you choose to purchase this bogus program, you will lose your money and give your credit card details to scammers who push the rogue programs. Please use the removal instructions below to remove Data Restore from your computer either manually or using an automatic removal tool.

The rogue program displays many fake alerts. Here are some of them:
Critical Hard Disk Drive Error
Data Restore detected a bad sector on your hard disk drive.
This error may cause the following problems:

Critical Error!
Damaged hard drive clusters detected. Private data is at risk.
Critical Error
Hard drive critical error. Run a system diagnostic utility to check your hard disk drive for errors. Windows can't find hard disk space. Hard drive error.

Data Restore enters the system via Trojans and infected websites. The program runs system scanner and later on reports critical errors detected on your system. It claims that some of your private data might be lost because of the lack of free space, RAM memory usage, etc. The truth is that it is fake information and Data Restore only wants you to believe your system is infected. Data Restore will offer you purchasing a full version of its program with a promise that this will fix everything. However, its real intention is to receive your money, but in return you won’t get anything. Do not buy this rogue program. What is more, Data Restore will hide some files to make you think that your PC is infected or damaged, however, that's just a trick to scare you into purchase the rogue program. It blocks other tools too. In order to stop all malicious activities on your computer you should remove it as soon as possible. You can remove Data Restore manually too, but remember that manual removal guide was made for the rogue program only and do not include other possible malware, rootkits. That's why you should scan your computer with Spyware Doctor or other anti-spyware software.

The latest parasite names used by FakeHDD:
S.M.A.R.T. Repair, File Rescue virus, File Restore virus, File Recovery, Smart Data Recovery

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Data Restore snapshot

Data Restore manual removal

Kill processes:
[random].exe
6DSS92c31Apgjk.exe
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Use FormSuggest" = 'Yes'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "CertificateRevocation" = '0'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "WarnonBadCertRecving" = '0'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ActiveDesktop "NoChangingWallPaper" = '1'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations "LowRiskFileTypes" = '/{hq:/s`s:/ogn:/uyu:/dyd:/c`u:/bnl:/ble:/sdf:/lrh:/iul:/iulm:/fhg:/clq:/kqf:/`wh:/lqf:/lqdf:/lnw:/lq2:/l2t:/v`w:/rbs:'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments "SaveZoneInformation" = '1'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer "NoDesktop" = '1'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System "DisableTaskMgr" = '1'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[random].exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[random]"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system "DisableTaskMgr" = '1'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download "CheckExeSignatures" = 'no'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced "Hidden" = '0'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced "ShowSuperHidden" = '0'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ComDlg32\LastVisitedMRU "MRUList"
Delete files:
[random].exe
6DSS92c31Apgjk.exe

Geolocation of Data Restore

Map reveals the prevalence of Data Restore. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: India, Indonesia, Singapore, Pakistan and United Arab Emirates.

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