Hard Drive Diagnostic

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 100 % (High)
Infected Computers: 20
First Seen: December 6, 2010
Last Seen: April 6, 2024
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Hard Drive Diagnostic is a rogue optimization program that is capable of blocking programs already installed on a user's PC and displays fake error messages to drive users to purchase the program. Hard Drive Diagnostic belongs to the same rogue system optimization family as HDD Control, Scan Disk, and HDD Scan. Hard Drive Diagnostic issues fabricated warnings about a system's RAM memory and hard drive. Hard Drive Diagnostic can prevent users from downloading applications from the Web or executing nearly any program, even certain anti-virus programs, on their computers. Hard Drive Diagnostic is ransomware that users should never rely on or purchase. Users that find themselves infected with Hard Drive Diagnostic should use a reliable ransomware/malware remover to rid their computers of this rogue.


1 security vendors flagged this file as malicious.

Anti-Virus Software Detection
AntiVir TR/FakeAV.AF

SpyHunter Detects & Remove Hard Drive Diagnostic

File System Details

Hard Drive Diagnostic may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. 990430.exe 436b5d683105b951e14bb1368f475fd7 10


The following messages associated with Hard Drive Diagnostic were found:

Bad Sectors on hard drive or damaged file allocation table ??? Critical Error
Requested registry access is not allowed. Registry defragmentation required
Read time of hard drive clusters less than 500 ms
32% of HDD space is unreadable
Bad sectors on hard drive or damaged file allocation table
GPU RAM temperature is critically high. Urgent RAM memory optimization is required to prevent system crash
Drive C initializing error
Ram Temperature is 83 C. Optimization is required for normal operation.
Hard drive doesn???t respond to system commands
Data Safety Problem. System integrity is at risk.
Registry Error ??? Critical Error
The system has been restored after a critical error. Data integrity and hard drive integrity verification required.


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