Hard Drive Diagnostic. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Ugnius Kiguolis - -   Also known as Hard Drive Diagnostics, HDD Diagnostic | Type: Rogue Antispyware
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Hard Drive Diagnostic is a fake program imitating system optimization tool. It belongs to the same family of fake defragmenters as HDD Scan, Ultra Defragger, HDD Control, Scan Disk, Win Defrag. The program infiltrates with a help of Trojan viruses without users knowledge.

Hard Drive Diagnostic pretends checking the system for any errors. Then the program claims to detect some concerning your hard drive or RAM memory. According to Hard Drive Diagnostics, these errors can be fixed with a help of a full version of its program. You are simply asked to make a payment for a license of Hard Drive Diagnostic and all your problems are said to be solved.

However, once you pay, you will only lose your money. Hard Drive Diagnostics is not a program to trust. Here are some warning messages that will help you to recognize if Hard Drive Diagnostic is on your system:

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

Critical Error
A critical error has occurred while indexing data stored on hard drive. System restart required.

Fix Disk
Windows Disk Diagnostics will scan the system to identify performance problems.
Start or Cancel

Windows Disk Diagnostics
Windows detected a hard disk error.
A problem with the hard drive sectors has been detected. It is recommended to download the following sertified software to fix the detected hard drive problems. Do you want to download recommended software?

The system has been restored after a critical error. Data integrity and hard drive integrity verification required.

Bad Sectors on hard drive or damaged file allocation table – Critical Error

If you have noticed any of such alerts on your system, make sure to ignore them as they do not represent real situation of your computer. You must get rid of Hard Drive Diagnostic as soon as you detect this badware on your system.

NOTE!
Here's a registration code of this malware: 0973467457475070215340537432225
Use it to disable Hard Drive Diagnostic. Additionally, run a full system scan with STOPzilla, malwarebytes or automatic removal tool from this website.

The latest parasite names used by FakeHDD:
[newest id=”fakehdd”]

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Note: Manual assistance required means that one or all of removers were unable to remove parasite without some manual intervention, please read manual removal instructions below.

More information about this program can be found in Reimage review.

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Hard Drive Diagnostic snapshot
Hard Drive Diagnostic

Hard Drive Diagnostic manual removal:

Kill processes:
%Temp%[random].exe

Unregister DLLs:
%Temp%[random].dll

Delete files:
%Temp%[random]

%Temp%[random].exe

%Temp%[random].dll

%Temp%dfrg

%Temp%dfrgr

%Documents and Settings%[User_Name]DesktopHDD Scan.lnk

%Documents and Settings%[User_Name]Start MenuProgramsHDD Scan

%Documents and Settings%[User_Name]Start MenuProgramsHDD ScanHDD Scan.lnk

%Documents and Settings%[User_Name]Start MenuProgramsWin DefragmenterUninstall HDD Scan.lnk

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