File Restore virus program surely knows how to scare users into thinking their PC is in a dangerous condition. When this virus enters your computer it begins displaying various fake system error notifications in various manners. There are numerous repeated error warning messages that are formalized in the form of pretty large windows. There are also some small popups that appear in the bottom-right section of the desktop of the infected PC. The alert that says: “Critical error. Drive sector not found error” is the example of such scary and fake popups often displayed by File Restore scam.
The very presence of File Restore malware on your system is annoying, of course. The virus slows down your PC considerably. But probably the worst part about it is the issue of hidden (concealed) files. This problem was 100% caused by File Restore hoax. So, when you turn your PC one day, you will not see any icons, shortcuts, programs, Start menu items on your computer. The entire desktop turns out to be completely missing. It other words, it is black or blank. This is because the infection hid the majority of your data by setting up the hidden attribute to all your important files, including documents and pictures. In addition, such data was relocated to a certain folder specifically created and initially designated by the rogue. Thus, the files you can’t see aren’t removed permanently. But they’re indeed removed from their initial locations.
To fix your PC infected with File Restore scam you need to undertake some of our recommendations stipulated below. First, we recommend you to run GridinSoft Trojan Killer as described herein. Finally, there are two additional free utilities that will help you restore your missing files back to their initial locations.
In order to remove File Restore 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 https://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:
- GridinSoft Unhider https://trojan-killer.net/download/unhider.exe
- GridinSoft Restore https://trojan-killer.net/download/restore.exe
Run both of them and reboot your PC. Good luck!
File Restore automatic remover:
Removal video at YouTube:
File Restore manual remover:
Delete File Restore files:
%AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\File_Restore.lnk
%Programs%\File Restore\File Restore.lnk
%Programs%\File Restore\Uninstall File Restore.lnk
Delete File Restore registry entries: