Quick Defrag. How to remove Quick Defrag scam?

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Quick Defrag should be noted that in some cases it is also referred to as QuickDefrag (clone of HDDTools and many other from this rogue family). This is one more tricky and fake system optimizer that has been actively attacking many PCs over the latest time framework. Quick Defrag is a direct clone of many other fake system defragmenters, of which we have already notified you in some of our previous posts. At the same time, if your PC is indeed contaminated with this virus you need to take steps on its successful elimination as soon as possible.

Quick Defrag malware
Quick Defrag malware

Remember that Quick Defrag does not really perform the set tasks. Well, it always aims to convince you that some crucial disk defragmentation should be performed and that you have certain other computer problems that should be eliminated. Quick Defrag is a scareware whose goal is to convince you that the viruses detected by it are true ones, in order to make you want to get a solution that would redeem your operating system from such infections.

One of the characteristics of this rogue is the obstacle that it generally penetrates to your computer without your consent or authorization. Hence, you probably will not even encounter the procedure of QuickDefrag download, installation and operation of its malicious processes on your system. Its infiltration generally takes place due to Trojans and other security vulnerabilities. Generally QuickDefrag presents many scanners and fictitious warnings that only aim to fool you. This scareware tells you that your hard drive cannot be identified, that your CPU temperature is too critical and that there are some other unusual things that are supposed to get you frustrated about the further performance of your computer. Well, needless to mention, soon Quick Defrag would offer you to buy its registered version in order to eradicate the supposedly detected problems. However, QuickDefrag will, without any doubt, fail to carry out any good thing for your computer and its protection. It only promises to remove the detected errors while there are none of such problems with your PC in reality. This is why it is quite clear that the rogue just tries to possess with your money just like all of its counterparts that have been horribly “stinking” on many contaminated PCs recently. That is why you should provide your PC to be free from QuickDefrag virus. In order to achieve this worthwhile goal we strongly recommend you to get help from decent and reputable anti-virus software. Alternatively, you may refer to our manual removal advises given below for removal of QuickDefrag virus.

QuickDefrag automatic remover:

1. Download the latest version of GridinSoft Trojan Killer to clear (not infected) computer and install it.

2. Update the virus database.
3. Copy the entire folder “GridinSoft Trojan Killer” to your jump drive (memory stick). Normally it is located at the following path: (C:\Program Files\GridinSoft Trojan Killer). “C” stands for the system disk of your computer. The name of the system disk, however, can be marked with another letter.
4. Open your jump drive (memory stick). Find the folder “GridinSoft Trojan Killer” there. Open it , find the file under the name “trojankiller.exe” and rename it to “iexplore.exe”.
5. Reboot your infected computer to safe-mode.
6. Move memory stick to infected PC, open “GridinSoft Trojan Killer” folder and run iexplore.exe. Optional: copy the folder “GridinSoft Trojan Killer” from your jump drive to some other folder created on your PC and run “iexplore.exe”.

QuickDefrag manual removal guide:

Delete QuickDefrag files:
%TempDir%\Windows Update.exe
%Desktop%\Quick Defrag.lnk
%Programs%\Quick Defrag
%Programs%\Quick Defrag\Quick Defrag.lnk
%Programs%\Quick Defrag\Uninstall Quick Defrag.lnk
Delete Quick Defrag registry entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random]”
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random].exe”

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