Windows XP System Repair

Windows XP System Repair Description

Type: Adware

ScreenshotWindows XP System Repair is a counterfeit security program. Windows XP System Repair was designed by Internet fraudsters to mislead credulous PC users into believing their computers have been infected with several viruses and then persuade them into buying its commercial registered version to remove the detected infections.

Windows XP System Repair comes from the FakeSysDef family, the same family of bogus anti-spyware applications as 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.

When Windows XP System Repair is successfully installed on an infected PC, Windows XP System Repair runs a fraudulent system scan and shows falsified results to scare its victims that their machines are corrupted by several malware items. Windows XP System Repair also displays phony pop-up security messages to inform targeted PC users about their compromised computer security. Do not trust the false scan results and warning messages shown by Windows XP System Repair because they are generated with the only purpose to confuse you that your computer is at risk and rip you off by convincing you to purchase its nonexistent licensed version. PC threat researchers at ESG highly recommend you to remove Windows XP System Repair instantly after detection by using a trustworthy security tool.

Technical Information

File System Details

Windows XP System Repair creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %TempDir%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe N/A
2 %Desktop%\Windows XP System Repair.lnk N/A
3 %TempDir%\dfrgr N/A
4 %Programs%\Windows XP System Repair\Windows XP System Repair.lnk N/A
5 %TempDir%\dfrg N/A
6 %Programs%\Windows XP System Repair N/A
7 %TempDir%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS] N/A

Registry Details

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

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