If you ever see the scary notification about “System message – Write Fault Error” then, most probably, your PC is surely in trouble. This message is a fake one, it doesn’t tell of a real system problem. This means that your computer is seriously infected with fake HDD tool. To say it shorter, you have a virus on your computer. This virus belongs to the special group of fake hard drive defragmenters, and recently there have been many of their examples actively spreading their malicious roots around the world wide web. In particular, we wrote special articles (posts) on their effective removal. Here are the examples of the latest fake HDDs that cause such message to appear:
As for the fake and misleading message originated by them, here is the quite from it:
System message – Write Fault Error
A write command during the test has failed to complete. This may be due to a media or read/write error. The system generates an exception error when using a reference to an invalid system memory address.
The malware warning offers you three options – Cancel, Try Again or Continue. Choosing any of them eventually leads you to the very GUI of fake hard drive defragmenter (rogue application). By the way, this particular fake error message may come up in front of you the great number of times. If you ever see this strange error notification on your computer it’s time for you first to clarify what causes it to appear. The guides that we gave you below give such detailed information about these malwares and how to effectively eliminate them from your computer. The detailed information on rogue removal and file restoration is again stipulated in the guidelines below.
In order to remove fake HDD 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!
Fake HDD automatic remover:
Removal video at YouTube:
Fake HDD manual remover:
Delete Fake HDD files:
%AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\[Fake HDD name].lnk
%Desktopdir%\[Fake HDD name].lnk
%Programs%\[Fake HDD name]\[Fake HDD name].lnk
%Programs%\[Fake HDD name]\Uninstall [Fake HDD name].lnk
Delete fake HDD registry entries: