secure.file-restore-software.com is a fake site that isn’t even included into Google index (or the index of other search engine). However, the imitation of this site is directly attached to the payment processing interface of File Restore fake hard drive defragmenter, of which we’ve recently written about. Be careful not to indicate any financial information in the fields that are contained at this fake and fraudulent web-page. Do not indicate your credit or debit card details, not even your name and address. This inexistent site is a tool in the hands of online crooks who want to deceive you and trick you into wasting your funds for the program that is totally useless.
File Restore is the latest example of fake system optimizers, being the direct follower of File Recovery malware that was extremely active over the past several months. This virus runs the fake scan of your system and reports various problems that are not real. They’re fake, but the hoax has in mind to trick you and to scare you considerably with its faulty report. The very scan of File Restore virus is initiated each time when you turn your computer on. As you see, this is done without your consent or approval. The hoax brings itself into your machine and runs itself every time you attempt to use the PC.
Buying the activation code of File Restore is a serious mistake. Of course, hackers who developed this virus will eventually lead you to the point where you will be asked by the malware to buy its full version as a remedy to fix all the above-stated fake bugs and errors. So, in such cases users will be brought to the fake and fraudulent page secure.file-restore-software.com that is actively used as a platform for stealing your bank card details. Beware of it! Do not ever pay funds in favor of the crooks who developed this malware.
To remove File Restore virus from your computer we strongly recommend that you follow the guide below. By the way, this information below will also be helpful for you to restore your files and folders that were hidden during the presence of File Restore scam on your system.
Important! In order to remove File Restore 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 Restore automatic remover:
Removal video at YouTube:
File Restore manual remover:
Delete File Restore files:
%AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\File_Restore.lnk
%Programs%\File Restore\File Restore.lnk
%Programs%\File Restore\Uninstall File Restore.lnk
Delete File Restore registry entries: