Category: Fake HDD

svchost.exe - corrupt disk

Svchost.exe Corrupt Disk – fake HDD’s scary alert

The alert ‘svchost.exe Corrupt Disk’ pursues the goal of making you really scared. It is presented by System Repair, the fake hard drive defragmentation utility. This is a malware that appeared recently, and nowadays...

explorer.exe - corrupt disk

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...

System Repair virus (uninstall guide)

System Repair is the virus that claims to be certain decent system defragmenter. However, the truth of the matter is that it is not able to help your system function better. On the contrary,...

System Repair virus

System Repair virus removal tool

System Repair is a fake system defragmentation utility (fake HDD). When this scam enters your system it beings playing the role of some system optimization and enhancement tool. So, it scans your system for...

File Restore virus

File Restore (virus). How to remove it

Restoring files that are missing is a good and surely necessary function with which some decent and powerful system optimization tools possess. In some cases that data that you need so desperately can be...

File Restore virus

File Restore virus description and removal

File Restore stands for the new version of fake hard drive defragmentation utility, being the direct successor of File Recovery malware previously reviewed by us. Both of these applications are typically alike, sharing the...

File Restore virus

File Restore virus. Removal tools

There are several programs that are recommended by us for successful removal of File Restore malware. The first thing is to run our proven, reliable and effective security application – GridinSoft Trojan Killer. Yet,...

File Rescue virus description and removal

File Rescue virus description and removal

File Rescue malware belongs to the virus clan of fake hard drive defragmenters, also known as fake system optimizers. This fake HDD tool is the master of deceit and trickery. The program looks just...

How to retrieve hidden and missing files after virus attack

How to retrieve hidden and missing files after virus attack

Today many users all over the world have a serious problem of their files missing because of virus on their PC. There have been many of such malicious programs in the past. All of...

How to neutralize File Recovery malicious activity. The step-by-step removal guide.

How to neutralize File Recovery malicious activity. The step-by-step removal guide.

It is a well-known fact that File Recovery software is malicious one. We have informed about it in our previous posts. Nevertheless we continue receiving numerous messages with the claims of our customers that...

Windows Defence Counsel. How can it be removed?

Windows Defence Counsel. How can it be removed?

Windows Defence Counsel is a new virus that can fool you into the purchasing of its malicious product. Do not believe anything it shows you and provides you with. It will try to convince...

Restore hidden files with GridinSoft free utilities

Restore hidden files with GridinSoft free utilities

Nowadays there are many rogue system optimization utilities (fake HDD tools) that not only infect PCs but also cause various problem, quite serious ones, in fact. For example, they set up the hidden attribute...

S.M.A.R.T. Check – fake HDD’s deceitful feature

S.M.A.R.T. Check – fake HDD’s deceitful feature

S.M.A.R.T. Check is a misleading functional tab of the latest rogue hard drive defragmenters like Smart HDD and Data Recovery (their updated versions). You may actually see this word combination at the very screenshot...

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Data Recovery rogue. How to remove it

Data Recovery is a renewed version of already known rogue hard drive defragmenter, very serious virus threat that represents danger for your system integrity. This application was developed by the team of cyber hackers...