HDD Scan. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Ugnius Kiguolis - -   Also known as HDDScan | Type: Spyware
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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:

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

Critical Error
Windows can’t find hard disk space. Hard drive error

Critical 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.

System Restore
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 STOPzilla, malwarebytes or automatic removal tool from this website to remove HDD Scan completely.

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 Scan

HDD Scan manual removal:

Kill processes:
%Temp%\[random].exe

Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "[random]"

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "[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]\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

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