The alert ‘svchost.exe Corrupt Disk’ pursues the goal of making you really scared. It is presented by System Repair, the fake hard drive defragmentation utility. This is a malware that appeared recently, and nowadays it actively attacks thousands if not millions of computers worldwide. The scary alert tells users this:
svchost.exe – Corrupt Disk
Exception Processing Message 0xC0000249
0x000002B3 0x7C8005EE 0x7C8001A4
When users receive such an alert from System Repair scam, obviously they think that something is really wrong with their computers. In addition, such opinion is supported by the fact that the majority of data on the hard drive turns out to be hidden by the scam. This is done by setting up the hidden attribute to the files and folders located at the hard drive. In addition, the malware relocated the file to a specially designated folder called ‘smtmp’ located in %Temp% directory.
There are many other scary alerts associated with System Repair hoax. ‘svchost.exe Corrupt Disk’ is just one of them. The malware has a plan to convince you to buy its fake and helpless license, which is not able to assist you in system optimization. Plus, this scam is fully responsible for the mess and turmoil on your system. Please ignore all scary alerts of this badware and follow the removal steps outlined below.
Screenshot of fake alert:
In order to remove System Repair 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!
System Repair automatic remover:
Similar removal video at YouTube:
System Repair manual remover:
Delete System Repair files:
%AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\System_Repair.lnk
%Programs%\System Repair\System Repair.lnk
%Programs%\System Repair\Uninstall System Repair.lnk
Delete System Repair registry entries: