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System message – Write Fault Error. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Lucia Danes - -   Also known as Smart HDD | Type: Malware

You may have already seen the 'System message – Write Fault Error' alert on your computer because it has been actively distributed these days. Though it looks like a real notification, in reality it is closely connected to Smart HDD fake PC optimization tool, which is spread to get the money from PC users. Be sure that 'System message – Write Fault Error' alert or similar pop-up should be simply ignored as soon as it starts appearing on your desktop. Besides, you should check your PC for malware immediately to prevent other problems on your computer.


'System message – Write Fault Error' message starts appearing on the desktop as soon as PC is infected with a trojan horse. As a result, user finds himself interrupted by continuous alerts that claim:

System message – Write Fault Error
A Write command during the test has failed to complete. This may be due to a media or read/write error. The system generates an exception error when using a reference to an invalid system memory address.

It then offers three options – cancel, try again or continue. However, clicking any of them leads to the picture of Smart HDD.

Be sure that 'System message – Write Fault Error' means that you are infected. This alert appears on your desktop NOT because it seeks to help you fix all system errors, bugs, problems and troubles having to do with your hard drive, system memory or registry. Otherwise, it seeks to get you out of your money, infect your system with more viruses and make a mess on your PC. In order to avoid that, you must remove 'System message – Write Fault Error'.

HOW CAN I REMOVE System message – Write Fault Error?

In order to remove your virus, you should use updated anti-malware programs, such as Plumbytes Anti-MalwareWebroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus or Reimage. If you can't launch them, reboot to safe mode with networking. You can find more about this fake hard drive defragmenter, Smart HDD, removal in this post:

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System message – Write Fault Error

System message – Write Fault Error manual removal:

Kill processes:
[random].exe processes are random for smart HDD, you should see strings like: 235633.exe, tetikdwwq.exe

Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "[random]"

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "[random].exe"

Unregister DLLs:
[random].dll DLLs are random for smart HDD, you should see strings like: 995827.dll, nwwoeldr.dll

Delete files:





%UserProfile%\Desktop\Smart HDD.lnk

%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Smart HDD\

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

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

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Lucia Danes
Lucia Danes - Virus researcher

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