Windows 7 Repair

Windows 7 Repair Description

Type: Trojan

ScreenshotWindows 7 Repair is among what we consider to be a virtually endless list of fake security programs currently circulating the internet. Windows 7 Repair was found to be similar other rogue anti-spyware programs from the FakeSysDef family which are essentially fake security apps created by deceptive hackers. Windows 7 Repair looks almost identical to the fake security app known as Windows 7 Recovery. Both of these programs utilize deceptive tactics to ultimately swindle computer users out of money. These tactics include displaying false parasite warnings and returning system scans full of bogus parasite results. Once viewed, a computer user may think that they need to remove the parasites by purchasing a full version of Windows 7 Repair. Any version of Windows 7 Repair does not have the ability to detect and remove these threats. It would be wise to take immediate action to remove Windows 7 Repair with the assistance of a trusted spyware removal tool.

Windows 7 Recovery is not the only fake security program similar to Windows 7 Repair. Other fake security programs that are from its family and use the same deceiving tactic include 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.

Technical Information

Screenshots & Other Imagery

Windows 7 Repair Video

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File System Details

Windows 7 Repair creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe N/A
2 %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].dll N/A
3 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Windows 7 Repair\Uninstall Windows 7 Repair.lnk N/A
4 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Windows 7 Repair\ N/A
5 %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\[RANDOM CHARACTERS] N/A
6 %UserProfile%\Desktop\Windows 7 Repair.lnk N/A
7 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Windows 7 Repair\Windows 7 Repair.lnk N/A

Registry Details

Windows 7 Repair creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = ’1?
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download “CheckExeSignatures” = ‘no’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnonBadCertRecving” = ’0?
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations “LowRiskFileTypes” = ‘/{hq:/s`s:/ogn:/uyu:/dyd:/c`u:/bnl:/ble:/sdf:/lrh:/iul:/iulm:/fhg:/clq:/kqf:/`wh:/lqf:/lqdf:/lnw:/lq2:/l2t:/v`w:/rbs:’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “DisableTaskMgr” = ’1?
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced “Hidden” = ’0?
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = ’0?
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ActiveDesktop “NoChangingWallPaper” = ’1?
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = ’1?
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main “Use FormSuggest” = ‘yes’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[RANDOM CHARACTERS]”

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