File system on local disk C contains critical errors. Fake Microsoft Windows alert
When analyzing System Repair virus today we’ve encounter another fake alert, which System Repair scam tends to present as the one associated with Microsoft corporation. This alert comes up as the one allegedly coming from Microsoft Windows, after the large mess made by System Repair malware on your system. To be more precise, the warning says this:
File system on local disk C: contains critical errors.
In order to avoid data loss it is highly recommended to run System Repair Wizard before you can continue.
The truth we’d like to share with you about this warning is that in fact it is not associated with Microsoft or any of its products. System Repair hoax is surely the master of trickery and many faulty statements. It gives them all with the intention to scare users into believing their system is in a horrible condition. To be more precise, there’s a bunch of other quite deceitful statements of this malware. We’ve written about some of them already, by the way. And we’ll keep informing you about new fake alerts and warnings that are associated with fake hard drive defragmenters. To sum up the above-said, you have no other option but to ignore the contents of the scary warning you see above.
The last but not the least, you probably do have the issue of your files being hidden. This is the job of fake HDD tool on your system. Don’t trust this scam. It will not restore your data even if you buy it. Don’t pay money for this hoax on your hard drive. If you follow our instructions carefully you will be able to remove this virus from your system and even restore your data that was initially hidden by it. Good luck to you in this matter!
Screenshot of fake alert:
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 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!
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
%Programs%\System Repair\System Repair.lnk
%Programs%\System Repair\Uninstall System Repair.lnk
Delete System Repair registry entries: