How to remove File Recovery virus

File Recovery stands for the extremely malicious and dangerous application. There were many similar programs before, such as Data Recovery, Smart HDD and many others. The list is quite long and there’s no great need to tell about all of them in details – because they share the same GUI. Their behavior is also the same, being directed at ruining the existing file settings. In fact, File Recovery scareware, contrary to its name, hides all your files, folders, pictures, programs and other important data. Users who have this malady on their PCs are surely disappointed once they catch this serious cyber disease. Nevertheless, all infections have certain remedies that can cure them, so we therefore publish this malware removal guide to assist you in removal of File Recovery malware.

The purpose of File Recovery was predestined by hackers who developed it initially. The goal is to earn as much money as possible. Once the rogue implants itself it starts implementing its covetous plots. By the way, the very installation of this hoax is hidden from user’s sight, – quite a similar feature for all rogues, in fact. The malware modifies the system parameters in such a manner that allows the scareware to be started together with Windows. As soon as it is successfully launched something extraordinary happens. 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. Nothing you hear from it should ever be trusted. Instead, the only right conclusion in this case is to get rid of File Recovery Trojan as soon as possible.

The solution for successful deletion of File Recovery malady can be found below. Please follow our simple and clear malware uninstall guidelines. By the way, you may also use our free utilities for restoration of your files and folders that were initially hidden by the malware. If you have any problems doing so please make sure to get in touch with us immediately via all available customer support channels. Remember that there is no 100 percent security in the cyber world today, so due diligence and caution is of utmost importance while surfing the web today.


In order to remove File Recovery 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 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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