Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 100 % (High)
Infected Computers: 5
First Seen: November 29, 2010
Last Seen: January 8, 2020
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Win HDD Image

Win HDD is a rogue disk defragmenter program with the ability to block Windows programs and display fake error messages. Win HDD's tactics are intended to scare users into purchasing its program with the promise of making the computer errors go away. Win HDD is a scam used by online fraudsters that only want to get a hold of users' credit card information.

WinHDD is part of FakeSysDef family, the same rogue family of System Defragmenter, Ultra Defragger, HDD Control, 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, PUP.PC Health Kit.

WinHDD runs a scan and reports exaggerated results about a system's registry and hard drive. Win HDD can prevent users from downloading software from the Web or opening nearly any program (including anti-virus programs) on their computer. Win HDD will also create a start-up registry entry which will enable it to execute with every system start-up. Win HDD (WinHDD) is a useless and nefarious program that users should never rely on or purchase.

SpyHunter Detects & Remove Win HDD

File System Details

Win HDD may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. 98d56f.exe 1340ad2e30a4143edba50f3a8de647ba 1


The following messages associated with Win HDD were found:

Critical Error
Windows can't find hard disk space. Hard drive error

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Super excited to see more of this kind of stuff online.


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