It seems that fake system defragmenters is a new trend in a world of cyber criminals. Another rogue program spreads on computers using HDD Scan name. It's a program that imitates being computer optimiztion tool and offers fixing your system errors for a certain amount of money.
HDD Scan runs system scanner and imitates looking for system errors. It imitates finding some and then asks computer user to pay for its license in order to repair those errors. Actually it's the way computer hackers earn money, you you shouldn't fall for this scam.
Here are some of the security warnings you may receive if HDD Scan has entered your computer:
RAM memory usage is critically high. RAM memory failure.
Windows can’t find hard disk space. Hard drive error
Windows was unable to save all the data for the file System32496A8300. The data has been lost. This error may be caused by a failure of your computer hardware.
The system has been restored after a critical error. Data integrity and hard drive integrity verification required.
Both the scanner of HDD Scan and all these messages pushing you into purchasing HDD Scan are completely fae. You are strongly recommended to remove HDD Scan immediately after noticing it on your system.
NOTE!! Trying to disable HDD Scan, use this registration code: 973467457475070215340537432225
After registering and disabling malware, run a full system scan with Spyware Doctor, malwarebytes or automatic removal tool from this website to remove HDD Scan completely.
The latest parasite names used by FakeHDD:
S.M.A.R.T. Repair, File Rescue virus, File Restore virus, File Recovery, Smart Data Recovery
Related files: HDD Scan.lnk
HDD Scan properties
• Connects itself to the internet
• Hides from the user
• Stays resident in background
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HDD Scan manual removal:
Delete registry values:
%Documents and Settings%\\[User_Name]\\Desktop\\HDD Scan.lnk
%Documents and Settings%\\[User_Name]\\Start Menu\\Programs\\HDD Scan
%Documents and Settings%\\[User_Name]\\Start Menu\\Programs\\HDD Scan.lnk
%Documents and Settings%\\[User_Name]\\Start Menu\\Programs\\Uninstall HDD Scan.lnk
QR code for HDD Scan removal instructions:
QR is short for Quick Response. They can be read quickly by the mobile phones. QR codes can store more data than standard barcodes, including url links, geo coordinates, and text.
The reason we add QR code to the website is that parasites like HDD Scan are really hard to remove on infected computer.
you can quicly scan the QR code with your mobile device and have manual removal instructions to uninstall HDD Scan right in your pocket.
Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.