HDD Scan (HDDScan) fake system optimizer. How to get rid of HDD Scan virus?
HDD Scan is a continuation of threat of fake system optimizers that is beyond any doubt quite severe application that represents real threat to many PCs nowadays, even though it does bear the name of such a reputable software. You need to know that HDD Scan is a successor of such fake system optimizers as Disk Doctor, Win Defragmenter, Win Defrag, Scan Disk, HDD Control, Check Disk, Ultra Defragger, HDD Defragmenter – ones we have described already in some of our previous posts. Even though these tools bear different names their strategy and tactics and the final results of their malicious performance is always just the same – total destruction and continuous performance dysfunctions.
Here is the brief description of how it works: HDD Scan virus comes to your PC by means of several deceptive downloads that can be made via certain unsafe web-sites. Once the download procedure is over you will receive certain messages of your PC being infected with numerous viruses that can only be dealt with by obtaining the full version of this junkware. Quite irritating is the circumstance that HDD Scan will keep showing various popups – all in order to convince you to finally buy it. At the same time, even if you do so you will still get no benefit from its availability inside of your system.
To summarize the aforesaid, you need definitely to restrain from downloading or buying this stealthware. We strongly encourage you to have due diligence and to follow the instructions given below as far as removal of HDD Scan virus is concerned.
HDD Scan automatic remover:
HDD Scan manual removal guide:
Delete HDD Scan files:
%StartMenu%\Programs\HDD Scan\HDD Scan.lnk
%StartMenu%\Programs\HDD Scan\Uninstall HDD Scan.lnk
Delete HDD Scan registry entries: