HDD Repair. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Jake Doevan - -   Also known as HDDRepair | Type: Spyware
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HDD Repair is a rogue computer optimization program that hijacks your computer in order to gain money by selling a fake program. Once inside it imitates being a system defragmenter that is looking for system errors. The truth is that it only wants to mislead you into thinking you have got some system problems with an expectation you will purchase HDD Repair to solve them.

The program enters computer through a Trojan and is configured to be started after each computer reboot. The program looks just like a legitimate program that scans computer system for infections. After a while it reports to detect a bunch of different errors that supposedly harm your computer system. Additionally, HDD Repair will generate a bunch of different security notifications and pop up ads. The alerts provide completely fake and sometimes even unrealistic information. Basically they state that your private data might be at risk because of damaged hard drive clusters, RAM memory failure, hard drive error, etc.

Critical Error!
Damaged hard drive clusters detected. Private data is at risk.

Critical Error
Hard Drive not found. Missing hard drive.

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

The use of your executable programs may also be restricted by stating that it is corrupted or similar information. After sever tries you will probably succeed to open it, however, it’s still very annoying. You are highly advised to remove HDD Repair as soon as you notice its activity on your system. Make sure to keep your credit card details safe from this malicious program, otherwise, you will definitely get it charged.

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

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Compatible with Microsoft Windows Compatible with OS X
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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.

More information about this program can be found in Reimage review.
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HDD Repair manual removal:

Kill processes:
[random].exe

Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "[random]"

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "[random].exe"

Delete files:
%Temp%\[random]

%Temp%\[random].exe

%Temp%\[random].dll

%Temp%\dfrg

%Temp%\dfrgr

%Temp%\[random].exe

%UserProfile%\Desktop\HDD Repair.lnk

%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\HDD Repair\

%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\HDD Repair\HDD Repair.lnk

%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\HDD Repair\Uninstall HDD Repair.lnk

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