Explorer.exe Corrupt Disk – fake HDD’s error

The popup that says ‘explorer.exe – Corrupt Disk’ is a fake alert of System Repair fake HDD. In fact, in the past there were many other similar malicious applications, however, they didn’t use this particular faulty alert. The revised version of System Repair scam now uses the series of new scary notifications in order to make users think their system is in danger. The chances are that similar malwares with other names will keep reappearing, being developed by the team of cyber hackers and online frauds.

The text of this particular scary alert asserts this:

explorer.exe – Corrupt Disk
Exception Processing Message 0xC0000397 Parameters
0x7C80001A
0x000003FB 0x7C8002CD 0x7C8006E9

As you see, some ‘clever’ words are used by malware authors in this faulty alert. However, this doesn’t make System Repair virus as a clever application. Instead, its only capability is to scare users tremendously with the bunch of deceitful statements and alerts. The mission of System Repair rogue is to make users waste their money for nothing good or worth buying. The full (so-called licensed) version of System Repair virus cannot fix your computer from real system, memory and hard drive bugs. So, you should ignore the whole set of deceitful statements expressed by this malware and follow the removal steps outlined below to assist you in removing this scam and restoring your files that were hidden by it initially.

Screenshot of fake alert:

explorer.exe - corrupt disk


In order to remove System Repair malware from your PC it is strongly recommended that you first run GridinSoft Trojan Killer. Use Win + E” hotkey combination to open “My Computer” window. From this stage (in the address field) you may insert the address of GridinSoft Trojan Killer’s site http://trojan-killer.net and download our recommended software. Install and update it, run the scan and remove all threats it finds. Then download two additional free applications called Unhider.exe and restore.exe . The download links are as follows:

Run both of them and reboot your PC. Good luck!

System Repair automatic remover:

Similar removal video at YouTube:

System Repair manual remover:

Delete System Repair files:
%AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\System_Repair.lnk
%Desktopdir%\System_Repair.lnk
%Programs%\System Repair\System Repair.lnk
%Programs%\System Repair\Uninstall System Repair.lnk
%CommonAppData%\[rnd_0].exe
%CommonAppData%\[rnd_1]
%CommonAppiData%\[rnd_1].exe
Delete System Repair registry entries:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[rnd_0].exe %CommonAppData%\[rnd_0].exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system\DisableTaskMgr 0

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