HDD Diagnostic is a freshly released malware which hails from the tens of fake defragmenters where the latest of them are: Hard Drive Diagnostic, Win Defragmenter, Win HDD, Check Disk, Ultra Defragger and many others. These all malwares are mostly distributed with a help of Trojans viruses that may come inside your computer without any sort of authentication procedure. Besides, HDDDiagnostic has been also noticed to be promoted by TDSS rootkit which starts various redirections of Google searches and blocks the access to security sites. So, there is no need to tell that you must avoid HDD Diagnostic malware and remove it just after noticing its activity.
When HDD Diagnostic is on your machine, it will be set to start after each computer’s reboot. That means that your private browsing routine will be surely followed by its misleading messages telling such errors:
HDD Diagnostic will offer a fake only after being purchased it will be capable enough to fix these detections. Malware will also ask launching Safe mode before it starts “checking” and then will show FAKE background of Safe Mode. Additionally it declares:
As you should have already realized, HDD Diagnostic is another scam which is expected to help for hackers to reach their malicious plan. And the plan is as follows – to scare the user with fake error reports and make him buy its license. However, buying HDD Diagnostic will never help you to resolve your PC problems, so save your money and remove HDD Diagnostic. If you have already purchased it, then contact your credit card company to dispute the charges.
Attention! When removing HDD Diagnostic, use this registration code to disable malware:
0973467457475070215340537432225. Then download renamed Process Explorer (explorer.com), terminate processes and then run a full system scan with STOPzilla, Malwarebytes or automatic removal tool from this page.
The latest parasite names used by FakeHDD:
HDD Diagnostic manual removal:
Delete registry values:
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\HDD Diagnostic\
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\HDD Diagnostic\HDD Diagnostic.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\HDD Diagnostic\Uninstall HDD Diagnostic.lnk