Disk Optimizer DescriptionDisk Optimizer (DiskOptimizer) as its name indicates, is a system defragmenter and optimizing tool. However Disk Optimizer is not a normal optimizing tool; this one was especially created by criminals to swindle gullible users. Disk Optimizer come from the FakeSysDef family and can enter a system via Trojans or malicious websites. When inside, Disk Optimizer will run a system scan which will appear to scan the hard drive and memory before producing fabricated results. Once the scan is done Disk Optimizer will display the following message "11 Errors detected! Defragmentation is required".
Disk Optimizer may also prevent a victim from accessing applications including Registry Editor and Task Manager. A victim may also experience frequent redirects to malicious websites promoting Disk Optimizer or the victim will be blocked from other security websites. Do not allow Disk Optimizer to scare you into purchasing its non-existent full version. Do not believe any of the scan or error reports generated by Disk Optimizer, instead use a recognized rogueware removal tool to extinguish Disk Optimizer from your PC.
Some of the known clones of Disk Optimizer include Good Memory, Windows XP Fix, Win HDD, Rogue.Master Utilities, Windows Disk, Data Repair, Rogue.Windows Fix, Windows Optimization Center, Rogue.File Integrity Checker, Defragmenter, Smart HDD, HDD Diagnostic, HDD Low, Windows Fix Disk, PUP.PC Health Kit, Memory Fixer, Windows Recovery, Rogue.File Recovery, Hard Drive Diagnostic, HDD OK, WinScan, HDD Tools, Win Disk, HDD Control, HDD Plus, Disk Recovery, Windows XP Recovery, Fast Disk, Win Defrag, Rogue.Windows Vista System Repair, WindowsTool, PC Cleaner Pro 2012, Windows Recovery Series, Windows Repair, HDD Fix, Rogue.Windows XP System Repair, Disk OK, Rogue.Windows Startup Repair, Disk Repair, HDD Rescue, Smart Data Recovery, Rogue.Data Recovery, Rogue.System Check, Rogue.File Restore, Windows 7 Repair, Smart Defragmenter, Windows XP Restore, Rogue.PC Repair, Scanner, Windows Safemode, System Defragmenter, HDD Repair, Windows System Optimizator, Rogue.Windows Error Recovery, Disk Doctor, Windows Diagnostic, Windows Restore, Windows XP Repair, My Disk, Windows Repairing System, Memory Optimizer, Windows Scan, Rogue.System Recovery, System Repair, Ultra Defragger, Windows Security & Control and Computer Fix.
Aliases: a variant of Win32/Kryptik.JRI [NOD32], Cryptic.BXE [AVG], FraudTool.Win32.FakeAV.hdd (v) [VIPRE], Mal/FakeAV-EA [Sophos], Medium Risk Malware [Prevx], Packer.Win32.Agent.bk [Rising], Trojan.Agent/Gen-FakeSoft [SUPERAntiSpyware], Trojan.Agent/Gen-FraudWare [SUPERAntiSpyware], Trojan:Win32/FakeSysdef [Microsoft] and W32/Krap.AON!tr [Fortinet].
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File System Details
Disk Optimizer creates the following file(s):
|#||File Name||Size||MD5||Detection Count|
|1||Uninstall Disk Optimizer.lnk||33|