Windows XP Recovery

Windows XP Recovery Description

Type: Rogue AntiSpyware Programs

ScreenshotWindows XP Recovery is a bogus system optimization and defragmentation tool that has its roots on the FakeSysDef family and is a software application you don't need to have on your PC system. Windows XP Recovery will not only make modifications to your computer system but also can harm it and, in addition, it is produced for the only goal, that is to pilfer your money by means of confusing and fooling you. Thus, keep a distance from Windows XP Recovery and do not purchase this malware application. Windows XP Recovery, upon successful invasion to your computer without your authorization or consent, does many damaging things inside of it.

Firstly, Windows XP Recovery makes changes to your compute in such a way that Windows XP Recovery will be started automatically with every Windows boot up. Windows XP Recovery would change the background of your desktop to just a black-color one and would make your desktop icons, files and folders disguised, as well as the folders and all applications in the "Start" menu. In addition, the files and folders in other locations of your PC would also be not viewable. You will simply confront the empty folders with no content. Windows XP Recovery does all these things for the only aim to make you really intimidated and trust that something is going really wrong with your computer.

Windows XP Recovery's family is very big, therefore, Windows XP Recovery has many clones that 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

File System Details

Windows XP Recovery creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe N/A
2 %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll N/A
3 %AllUsersProfile%\.exe N/A
5 %AllUsersProfile%\.dll N/A
6 %TempDir%\dfrgr N/A
7 %Programs%\Windows XP Recovery\Windows XP Recovery.lnk N/A
8 %UserProfile%\Desktop\Windows Recovery.lnk N/A
9 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Recovery\Windows Recovery.lnk N/A
10 %TempDir%\dfrg N/A
11 %Programs%\Windows XP Recovery N/A
12 %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~r N/A
13 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Recovery\Uninstall Windows Recovery.lnk N/A
14 %AllUsersProfile%\~r N/A
16 %Desktop%\Windows XP Recovery.lnk N/A
17 %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~ N/A
18 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Recovery\ N/A
19 %AllUsersProfile%\~ N/A

Registry Details

Windows XP Recovery creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe"
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[RANDOM CAHARCETRS]"

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