Today many users all over the world have a serious problem of their files missing because of virus on their PC. There have been many of such malicious programs in the past. All of them belong to the fake HDD rogue group. We can name the following applications that cause such problems: File Recovery, Smart HDD, Data Recovery and many, many others. These rogue applications act like this: first, they come to your computer without your consent or approval. Additionally, they tune up your computer in a manner that allows the rogue to be launched automatically together with every system startup. And then a really horrible thing occurs. All files users have on their desktop suddenly disappear. Sometimes users thing that they are permanently gone (deleted). But this is not so, of course. The data was hidden by the malicious application. It was, in fact, relocated to other folders specifically created by the fake HDD program.
If your system has been infected with Data Recovery virus you probably have taken all the necessary measures in order to get rid of it. If you haven’t done it yet then it’s time to read our removal instructions for Data Recovery scam. Another thing you need to do is to restore your files and folders back to the previous state, since this is the real problem caused by this type of virus. Even after you successfully remove this trojan the problems caused by it would still remain. Below please find the solution how to fix them after you run GridinSoft Trojan Killer.
System Recovery malware (also referred to as SystemRecovery) is the virus which has been the subject of several our posts recently. Its successful removal is a feasible task for GridinSoft Trojan Killer. However, running GridinSoft Trojan Killer is not enough in this case, even though the program recommended by us indeed deletes all malicious files and registry entries of the above-mentioned scam. The point is that even after successful elimination of SystemRecovery fake defragmenter the problems caused by it still remain. These problems include missing icons, disappeared desktop, missing files and folders as well as all the programs in the Start menu. Two additional programs developed by GridinSoft LLC can restore your system back to normal (previous) condition, the state in which your PC was before the virus infiltration. These applications are GridinSoft Unhider and GridinSoft Restore. Below please find the information about where to download them and how to use them free of charge.
The purpose of this brief post is to draw your attention to the fact that Windows Recovery virus has been lately modified up to the new version. This explains the fact that certain decent anti-virus programs are not able to entirely delete Windows Recovery scam. They indeed get rid of most of key virus files, at the same time, some virus files and registry entries are still available inside of the attacked system. This is why your desktop could be entirely missing (or having black or blank background) and totally idle (you will not be able to change its settings or view your normal icons located on it).