Disk Optimizer is a rogue disk defragmenter and computer optimization program that deliberately reports fake system and hard drive errors to scare the user of the infected computer onto thinking that his computer is infected or has numerous critical errors. The rogue program states that these errors may cause data loss and even system crash. These problems, according to malware, won’t be fixed until you purchase Disk Optimizer. This is a typical scheme used by scammers to steal money from inexpierenced users. If you find that your computer is infected with this rogue program, please use the removal instructions below to remove Disk Optimizer from your computer manually or with an automatic removal tool.
When you attempt to run some programs on your computer, you will get a fake error message instead of the program. Disk Optimizer blocks other programs and states that there had to be terminated because of a critical hard drive error. The fake error message reads:
What is more, Disk Optimizer will display fake error messages saying that your hard drive is missing and that some of your data can not be indexed. Here are some of the fake alerts you may see while your computer is infected with this scareware:
All this information is false. As soon as you notice Disk Optimizer on your computer, its warnings or alerts issued, pay attention because you definitely have malware installed. Remove this malware using automatic removal tool for Disk Optimizer. You can delete its files manually but additionally you need to scan your computer with anti-spyware software to make sure that there are no other malware installed on your computer.
The latest parasite names used by FakeHDD:
Disk Optimizer manual removal:
Delete registry values:
C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication Data[random].exe
C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication Data[random].dll