Windows 7 Recovery – fake. Windows 7 Recovery uninstall guide from GridinSoft LLC

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Windows 7 Recovery attacks those computers which have Windows 7 as the main operating system. It is a direct successor of Windows Recovery that made a great turmoil in the workstations of so many users all over the world.

Windows 7 Recovery scam
Windows 7 Recovery scam

The screenshot of Windows 7 Recovery is shown above. At first glance it would seem that Windows 7 Recovery is some good program that has to do with Windows OS. However, we analyzed in details all the features of Windows 7 Recovery. We discovered that it is good for nothing good. It was designed specifically to pervert your system, to make horrible amendments on it and to scare you into thinking that something is going really bad with the file system of your PC. Windows 7 Recovery would scare you with its phony reports about all kinds of bugs and errors with your PC hard drives, files and folders. On this basis Windows 7 Recovery would try to scare you into purchasing its full version which, according to the promises of Windows 7 Recovery, would be able to have all those supposedly detected errors fixed.

We wrote this article primarily to warn you lest you pay for Windows 7 Recovery. If you buy its full version you will simply lose your hard earned money. Do not therefore purchase Windows 7 Recovery, no matter how nice it looks and no matter how convincing it might be in its attempts to persuade you to do so. You may remove Windows 7 Recovery virus automatically using the program recommended by us or manually by following our manual removal guidelines. In order to restore your missing icons, files and folders you may download the free application from GridinSoft LLC called Unhider and fix the malicious interferences implemented by Windows 7 Recovery malware.

Windows 7 Recovery automatic remover:

1. Download the latest version of GridinSoft Trojan Killer to clear (not infected) computer and install it.

2. Update the virus database.
3. Copy the entire folder “GridinSoft Trojan Killer” to your jump drive (memory stick). Normally it is located at the following path: (C:\Program Files\GridinSoft Trojan Killer). “C” stands for the system disk of your computer. The name of the system disk, however, can be marked with another letter.
4. Open your jump drive (memory stick). Find the folder “GridinSoft Trojan Killer” there. Open it , find the file under the name “trojankiller.exe” and rename it to “iexplore.exe”.
5. Move memory stick to infected PC, open “GridinSoft Trojan Killer” folder and run iexplore.exe. Optional: copy the folder “GridinSoft Trojan Killer” from your jump drive to some other folder created on your PC and run “iexplore.exe”.

The procedure of removal of Windows 7 Recovery virus is shown in the video below:

Windows 7 Recovery modifies your file system in such a manner that all files and folders become hidden. In order to remove this “hidden” attribute users may download the application called Unhider from this site and run it. File and folder system should be restored back to normal mode. In order to restore your desktop theme go to c:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Themes\ and remove the file with *.jpg extension. Then reboot your PC.

Windows 7 Recovery manual removal guide:

Delete Windows 7 Recovery files:
%Desktop%\Windows 7 Recovery.lnk
%Programs%\Windows 7 Recovery
%Programs%\Windows 7 Recovery\Windows 7 Recovery.lnk
Delete Windows 7 Recovery registry entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random]”
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random].exe”

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3 thoughts on “Windows 7 Recovery – fake. Windows 7 Recovery uninstall guide from GridinSoft LLC

  1. Thanks, that helped me alot, becase I got infected by a manipulated website…Windows Defender notice it, but could’nt prevent the infection.

  2. Seem to have gotten all my desktop items, documents and pictures back however am still having issues with my desktop – i cannot move the icons on the screen and it will no allow me to set a desktop background, it is just a black screen. Please help!

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