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Disk Helper. How to Remove? (Uninstall Guide)

removal by - -   Also known as DiskHelper | Type: Spyware
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DiskHelper seems to be another fake defragmenter from this huge family of scams that report about hard disk errors. Earlier released its variants are Good Memory, Fast Disk or Disk OK and many other copies that mostly differ each from other in name. DiskHelper applies the same propagation methods just like its relatives and the most typical one is to get installed through the use of Trojans. These Trojans reach a potential host computer via security exploits or corrupt files foolishly presented as video codecs or flash updates. If you have this malware on your computer, don’t simply ignore its alerts. You should remove DiskHelper virus ASAP.

After its successful infiltration, Disk Helper starts classically report tons of errors for misleading you about the need of purchasing its license. Every time you reboot your computer, you will see this malware displaying fake popup ads, scanners and system tray alerts that announce hard disk issues. Make sure you ignore them because they will only lead you to falling into the scam and losing your money. Disk Helper mostly announces:

Critical Error!
Windows was unable to save all the data for the file [random name]. The data has been lost. This error may be caused by a failure of your computer hardware.


Critical Error
RAM memory usage is critically high. RAM memory failure.


Critical Error
Windows can’t find hard disk space. Hard drive error


Requested registry access is not allowed. Registry defragmentation required
Read time of hard drive clusters less than 500 ms
32% of HDD space is unreadable
Bad sectors on hard drive or damaged file allocation table
GPU RAM temperature is critically high. Urgent RAM memory optimization is required to prevent system crash
Drive C initializing error
Ram Temperature is 83 C. Optimization is required for normal operation.
Hard drive doesn’t respond to system commands
Data Safety Problem. System integrity is at risk.
Registry Error – Critical Error


Windows detected a hard drive problem.
A hard drive error occurred while starting the application.


As a result, you are expected to install the software recommended which is of course Disk Helper. Please, don’t get spoofed into purchasing scam and giving your money for scammers. What you should do instead is remove Disk Helper and all its files. If you have already purchased this program, contact your credit card company to dispute the charges.
Disk Helper properties:
• Connects itself to the internet
• Hides from the user
• Stays resident in background

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Disk Helper manual removal

Kill processes:
[random characters].exe

Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun ??[random characters]??
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun ??[random characters].exe??


Unregister DLLs:
[random characters].dll


Delete files:
%Temp%[random characters]
%Temp%[random characters].exe
%Temp%[random characters].dll
%Temp%dfrg
%Temp%dfrgr
%Documents and Settings%[User_Name]DesktopDisk Helper.lnk
%Documents and Settings%[User_Name]Start MenuProgramsDisk Helper
%Documents and Settings%[User_Name]Start MenuProgramsDisk HelperDisk Helper.lnk
%Documents and Settings%[User_Name]Start MenuProgramsDisk HelperUninstall Disk Helper.lnk

Geolocation of Disk Helper

Map reveals the prevalence of Disk Helper. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States.

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