Please bear in mind that the viruses we have been describing for such a long time tend to be modified from time to time. Having the basis of some well-spread malicious programs new fake applications are introduced on a regular basis. Well, this time we take an opportunity to draw your attention to Hard Drive Diagnostic – virus that has many similarities with other previous threats of which we have already provided some information in our previous posts. Please do not forget that in some cases it also can be named as Hard Drive Diagnostics or HDD Diagnostic).
You need to be aware that Hard Drive Diagnostic has nothing to do with a reputable Windows application; at the same time its outward appearance is quite attractive. This is why so many users are tricked, believing it is a decent security program. This application is just just a typical rogue tool that only strives for stealing funds out of your wallet.
Important thing to mention is that Hard Drive Diagnostic can in some cases be installed together with TDSS rootkit that can be the cause of google redirect problems that are really very severe nowadays. Please bear in mind that Hard Drive Diagnostic, similar to lots of other rogues, penetrates to your PC without your knowledge and/or consent. Once installed, Hard Drive Diagnostic will be configured to start automatically when you login to Windows. It will notify you of thousands of bogus infections and viruses that are allegedly present on you machine, such as the following messages: “A hard drive error occurred”, “Hard Drive is missing” or “RAM memory usage is critically high”. You need not to doubt that all the above-mentioned notifications are just a bunch of all sorts of messages presented simply in order to persuade you that your computer is under serious attack. It initiates fake scans and reports of errors similar to those we indicate above. It is not a coincidence that you will soon face the offer to purchase Hard Drive Diagnostic full version after the reported fake infections. If you read this post carefully you should be smart not to be fooled by this stealthware. Hard Drive Diagnostic virus should beyond any doubt be erased from your system, otherwise you may really regret for your loitering with its removal. Please take due diligence and get the benefit of applying the guidelines provided below on uninstall of Hard Drive Diagnostic virus immediately you see it on your PC.
Hard Drive Diagnostic automatic remover:
Hard Drive Diagnostic manual removal guide:
Delete Hard Drive Diagnostic files:
%Desktop%\Hard Drive Diagnostic.lnk
%Programs%\Hard Drive Diagnostic
%Programs%\Hard Drive Diagnostic\Hard Drive Diagnostic.lnk
%Programs%\Win Defragmenter\Uninstall Hard Drive Diagnostic.lnk
Delete Hard Drive Diagnostic registry entries: