System Repair Description
Malware researchers have identified System Repair as a rogue defragmentation tool that is part of the FakeSysDef family. This program mimics true defragmentation programs but, in reality, System Repair is just a vehicle for a typical rogue security software scam. System Repair has been known to disrupt a computer's normal operation severely; because of this, malware specialists recommend that System Repair should be removed from any infected computer.
Ignore System Repair's Fake Error Messages
For a program claiming to be a defragmentation tool, System Repair certainly appears to go well beyond the call of duty. It will claim to have scanned your computer and will show you a huge list of errors and infections. Security researchers point out that any of these supposed operations is well beyond what a real defragmentation tool can do, but not only that, the error messages are highly unrealistic. Some examples of System Repair's fake error messages include:
Windows was unable to save all the data for the file \System32\496A8300. The data has been lost. This error may be caused by a failure of your computer hardware.
Hard Drive not found. Missing hard drive.
Damaged hard drive clusters detected. Private data is at risk.
Windows can't find hard disk space. Hard drive error
Windows - No Disk
Exception Processing Message 0x0000013
32% of HDD space is unreadable
Getting Rid of this Unwanted Invader
To remove System repair, malware researchers strongly recommend an automatic removal with a legitimate anti-malware tool. System Repair takes several actions to protect itself. These actions include making files and folders become hidden, blocking the launch of executable files, and preventing the computer user from using his real security tools or browsing the Internet. Whenever a computer user tries to do any of these things, System Repair will display an error message indicating that that action cannot be done for "security reasons." In case you were to have any trouble overcoming System Repair's self-defense mechanisms, security researchers recommend starting up Windows in Safe Mode (by pressing F8 during start-up.) Entering 8475082234984902023718742058948 into the registration code entry form may also stop most of System Repair's attacks to allow the computer user to remove System Repair. It is important to remember that entering the registration code shown above will not remove System Repair; it will only reduce some of System Repair's symptoms.
System Repair has several clones, some of which are System Defragmenter, Ultra Defragger, HDD Control, Win HDD, Win Defrag, Win Defragmenter, Disk Doctor, Hard Drive Diagnostic, HDD Diagnostic, HDD Plus, HDD Repair, HDD Rescue, Smart HDD, Defragmenter, HDD Tools, Disk Repair, Windows Optimization Center, Scanner, HDD Low, Hdd Fix. Remember: you should not pay for any of these programs, even if only to get rid of their constant fake security alerts. Doing so may put you at risk for identity theft, as well as being a complete waste of money.
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File System Details
|#||File Name||Size||MD5||Detection Count|
|2||%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe||N/A|
|3||%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].dll||N/A|
|4||%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\System Repair\Uninstall System Repair.lnk||N/A|
|5||%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\System Repair\||N/A|
|7||%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\System Repair\System Repair.lnk||N/A|
More Details on System Repair
Hard drive critical error. Run a system diagnostic utility to check your hard disk drive for errors. Windows can’t find hard disk space. Hard drive error.
System Repair Diagnostics will scan the system to identify performance problems.
Start or Cancel
|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
|System Repair Diagnostics|
Windows detected a hard disk error.
A problem with the hard drive sectors has been detected. It is recommended to download the following sertified software to fix the detected hard drive problems. Do you want to download recommended software?
- PUP.PC Gold Optimizer and System Repair
- Gargizer System Repair
- Windows XP System Repair
- Windows Vista System Repair
- Windows 7 System Repair
This article is provided "as is" and to be used for educational information purposes only. By following any instructions on this article, you agree to be bound by the disclaimer. We make no guarantees that this article will help you completely remove the malware threats on your computer. Spyware changes regularly; therefore, it is difficult to fully clean an infected machine through manual means.