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 their PCs are infected with this malady. So, some words about this parasite: it extremely dangerous tool fabricated to deceive the innocent Internet users and stealing their money. Its predecessors are: Data Recovery, Smart HDD and some others. This malware bears a noble name of File Recovery. One can think that it is a tool designed to unhide and restore the missing information after massive virus attack. Vice versa it hides all your files, folders, pictures, programs and other important data. The victims who have run into this problem are in panic because of loss of the necessary information. Do not worry; if there is a problem, there is a solution also. You will find the detailed algorithm of your action to kill this parasite and restore your hidden info.

The aim of File Recovery developers is to enrich themselves in easy and unfair methods. Once the badware drops its malicious codes onto the targeted workstation it starts implementing its evil plan. The installation process is invisible for the PC owner, – quite a similar feature for all rogues, in fact. The virus makes some amendments to be launched with every Windows login. The entire screen becomes black or blank, with no desktop icons available. Surely, this is quite an unexpected circumstance for all users, and those who don’t realize that File Recovery is a malicious utility can be easily tricked by it. When the hoax appears eventually it will tell you that it will fix all such problems if only you pay money for it. By the way, there are many other fake system, hard drive and memory errors reported by this scam. Do not treat the information generated by this program seriously. All these bugs are invented; they do not exist on your system in reality. It is outrageous lie to mislead you. The only correct decision for you if your PC is affected with this scam is to neutralize this parasite at once upon detection.

The easy and effective removal guide is stipulated in the section below. Carefully follow all steps for successful virus elimination. The free utilities for restoration of your files and folders are at your disposal also.


To delete File Recovery 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 http://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:

Run both of them and reboot your PC. Good luck!

File Recovery automatic remover:

Removal video at YouTube:

File Recovery manual remover:

Delete File Recovery files:
%AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\File_Recovery.lnk
%Desktopdir%\File_Recovery.lnk
%Programs%\File Recovery\File Recovery.lnk
%Programs%\File Recovery\Uninstall File Recovery.lnk
%CommonAppData%\[rnd_0].exe
%CommonAppData%\[rnd_1]
%CommonAppiData%\[rnd_1].exe
Delete File Recovery registry entries:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[rnd_0].exe %CommonAppData%\[rnd_0].exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system\DisableTaskMgr 0

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