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Disk Recovery. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Jake Doevan - -   Also known as DiskRecovery | Type: Spyware

Disk Recovery is a rogue disk defragmenter that deliberately reports fake hard drive and system errors. It wants to make you think that your computer has nemerous problems and to scare you into purchasing the rogue program. Please do not fall victim to this rogue program and remove Disk Recovery from your computer as soon as possible. Please use the removal instructions below. Disk Recovery enters the system without user permission and in order to protect itself attempts to disable legit security software. Compromised computer becomes completely taken over by this fake program in the result of such actions and Disk Recovery begins the campaign it was designed to. Disk Recovery will be configured to launch at startup, so be sure it will greatly affect your computer by running fake scanners and pop-up ads or notifications that will annoy you. It will also block other programs that are important for a normal computer work. Some of the fake alerts read:

Critical Error
Hard Drive not found. Missing hard drive.

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

Disk Recovery is nothing more but a scam. Please do not install it on your computer. And most importantly, do not purchase this bogus program. If you have already purchased it the you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. Then please use the removal instructions below to remove Disk Recovery either manually or with an automatic removal tool given below.

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

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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.
Disk Recovery snapshot
Disk Recovery

Disk Recovery manual removal:

Kill processes:

Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "[random].exe"

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "[random]"

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesAssociations "LowRiskFileTypes" = '/{hq:/s`s:/ogn:/uyu:/dyd:/c`u:/bnl:/ble:/sdf:/lrh:/iul:/iulm:/fhg:/clq:/kqf:/`wh:/lqf:/lqdf:/lnw:/lq2:/l2t:/v`w:/rbs:'

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesAttachments "SaveZoneInformation" = '1'

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerDownload "CheckExeSignatures" = 'no'

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMain "Use FormSuggest" = 'yes'

Unregister DLLs:

Delete files:


Disk Recovery.lnk

Uninstall Disk Recovery.lnk

Delete directories:
%AllUsersProfile%Application Data[random]

%UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsDisk Recovery

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