File Recovery is a rogue system optimization utility that belongs to fake HDD group of malwares. This nasty pest is malicious and can literally make ruins out of your file system. Even though it bears such a proud name as File Recovery – the hoax literally creates problems of hidden files, missing data, lost pictures, documents, desktop icons, etc. As you see, the works of this program are quite opposite to its name. The software we’re talking about was specifically developed by the group of cyber fraudsters specifically for the purpose of scaring users a lot with the bunch of bogus system errors and other troubles allegedly taking place on your machine. But, in fact, nothing reported by this hazardous application is of the truth. You’re simply being deceived by its various scary yet untrue statements. What is the purpose of them all? Please find the answer to this essential question in the next paragraph.
As we’ve mentioned already, File Recovery is a scareware. This application first makes various troubles and problems with your hard drive and then asks you to buy its licensed version (activation key) as a supposed solution for recovery of that data that was lost. But remember what we told you initially – these troubles were 100% created by this rogue itself. In fact, they files of your system now have hidden attribute. They’re not deleted. They are just hidden in order to scare you considerably for the purpose of prompting you into buying this totally useless and helpless software sample.
When you’re being deceived by the hoax it will lead you to its special payment processing page
secure.file-recovery-software.com where you will be asked by the malware makers to indicate your bank card details. In fact, when you effect the payment for the fake licensed version of this malicious utility you will most probably never get your money back. So, be very careful not to trust into anything what this malware tells you and reports to you about. Remove this scareware and avoid its fraudulent web pages (by the way, they don’t even exist in reality, nevertheless, this built-in payment tool is fraudulent and may steal your money if you indicate the respective information of your credit or debit card). Once again, be careful and remove this horrible rogue program from your system.
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:
- GridinSoft Unhider http://trojan-killer.net/download/unhider.exe
- GridinSoft Restore http://trojan-killer.net/download/restore.exe
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
%Programs%\File Recovery\File Recovery.lnk
%Programs%\File Recovery\Uninstall File Recovery.lnk
Delete File Recovery registry entries: