HDD Repair

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 18,184
Threat Level: 100 % (High)
Infected Computers: 32
First Seen: December 13, 2010
Last Seen: August 17, 2022
OS(es) Affected: Windows

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HDD Repair is a fake system defragmenter which is typically distributed/installed onto computers by Trojans or fake online scanners. HDD Repair, as other members of the FakeSysDef family does not require a users permission to be installed or executed on a computer system. On successful execution, HDD Repair will display a fake system scanner with a similar GUI as its relatives. Once the fake system scan is complete, the victim will be notified of several hard drive or registry errors on the PC and then he/she will be prompted to pay for the "licensed version" of HDD Repair in order to repair the detected system errors.

HDD Repair will also prevent a victim from executing other programs installed on the PC so as to avoid being removed from the system with a security application. HDD Repair is one rogue application that you should never trust or pay for. Remove HDD Repair from your PC the moment you encounter its fake security alerts.

The numerous relatives of HDD Repair include System Defragmenter, Ultra Defragger, HDD Control, Win HDD, Win Defrag, Win Defragmenter, Disk Doctor, Hard Drive Diagnostic, HDD Diagnostic, HDD Plus, HDD Rescue, Smart HDD, Defragmenter, HDD Tools, Disk Repair, Windows Optimization Center, Scanner, HDD Low, Hdd Fix, PUP.PC Health Kit.
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SpyHunter Detects & Remove HDD Repair

File System Details

HDD Repair creates the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. qprTPMqThfCvd.exe e551bb8145bec96ca0afe451b64392b5 1
2. 98b91f.exe 7877ca6f259873773986748829ee2eb8 0
3. P1kAlMiG2Kb7Fz.exe 1d7c2ce2fd7f3dd54fcb0039b1088c42 0

Registry Details

HDD Repair creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
File name without path
HDD Repair.lnk

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