HDD OK. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Jake Doevan - -   Also known as HDDOK | Type: Spyware
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HDD OK is a rogue computer defragmentation tool that reports fake hard drive errors, registry errors and other system problems to scare you into thinking that there are issues with your computer. This rogue is from the same family as My Disk and Memory Fixer. HDD OK is distributed through Trojans that trick users into installing this bogus computer optimization program. Once installed, it will pretend to scan your hard drive and registry for errors. HDD OK will display fake error messages and pop-ups to make you think that there are numerous critical errors on your computer that should be fixed immediately. It will display fake error messages when you attempt to launch other program programs as well. The rogue program will find numerous errors but will not allow you to fix these errors unless you fist purchase the rogue program. As you can see, HDD OK has nothing to do with computer security or stability. Do not be scared into purchasing the rogue program when you see its alerts. Instead, please use the removal instructions below to remove HDD OK from the system manually for free with an automatic removal tool.

When running, HDD OK will state that your computer has numerous errors. You will see the following alerts:

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

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?

It will also display fake pop up messages saying that your private data is at risk. Some ofthe fake warnings read:

Activation Reminder
My Disk Activation
Advanced module activation required to fix detected errors and performance issues. Please purchase Advanced Module license to activate this software and enable all features.

Low Disk Space
You are running very low disk space on Local Disk (C:).

Windows – No Disk
Exception Processing Message 0x0000013

Without a doubt, HDD OK is a scam. If you find that your computer in infected with this scarwaware, please remove it with our automatic removal tool give below. You can remove it manually as well, but you should still scan your computer with anti-spyware software because this rogue may come bundled with other malware.

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HDD OK manual removal:

Kill processes:
[random].exe

Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "[random]"

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "[random].exe"

Unregister DLLs:
[random].dll

Delete files:
[random].exe

[random].dll

HDD OK.lnk

Uninstall HDD OK.lnk

Delete directories:
%AllUsersProfile%Application Data[random]

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