Description of Disk Repair consequences of its residing on your PC
Rectifying memory problems, cleaning unnecessary and harmful registry errors and junk files make incomplete list of services the program should provide. That is if to judge by its description only, but, in actuality, if this program has shown its popups, remove Disk Repair (DiskRepair), for you are dealing with yet another annoying program that demands registration fee from you altering its tactics from begging to extorting.
The program is another fake system optimization tool that hails from the labs of System Defragmenter developers. Moreover, it is a clone of it via several dozens of in-between clones, e.g. Dicc Doctor . Get rid of Disk Repair and exterminate other parasites as detected by free scanner to be uploaded here.
Disk Repair Technical Details
- Full name: Disk Repair, DiskRepair, Disk-Repair
- Version: 2011
- Type: Rogue anti-spyware, Fake HDD Defragmenter
- Origin:Russian federation
Signs of being infected with Disk Repair:
Installation and download stage may provide quite understandable signs of the adware presence. There are two cases:
1. The adware is fully uploaded but attempts to be installed as a legitimate program to convince users of its credibility.
2. There is only a partial download and other components still need to be uploaded.
In the first instance, ignoring the request several times leads self-installation of the adware. The installation invitation is usually indirect and is shown in desktop toolbar chrome. For instance, it might be a Critical Error headed alert saying something like “Missing Hard Drive”
In the other case, the request usually reads as follows:
“Windows Disk 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?”
Attentive users perhaps have noticed the word “sertified”, which is a misspelled “certified”.
In those cases Disk Repair removal is possible prior to its installation and upload, respectively.
Once its installation is complete, the adware does not hesitate to introduce changes necessary for its annoying popups regular appearance, all the more that leads to system errors, which only add credibility to the adware statements. A screenshot of Disk Repair typical nag screens is provided above. Click here to get your remover for Disk Repair virus.
Automatic Removal of Disk Repair from your PC:
Removing Disk Repair automatically is to root out all your computer rogues at once, as well as to remain protected by timely updated and trusted antivirus. Furthermore, the adware is often supported by rootkit that is to be deleted prior to Disk Repair. Automated removal implies the rootkit deletion as a part of complex system cleanup.
Manual Removal of Disk Repair:
If one or more entries specified below are missed, please do not get confused, because your copy of the adware is a reduced one in such case. However, please check if the supposed omission has not resulted from your mistyping. Before your proceeding to the removal of Disk Repair adware, please reboot and press F8 to set Safe Mode while deleting the adware components.
Remove Disk Repair files and dll’s:
%Temp%\[SET OF RANDOM NUMBERS]
%Temp%\[SET OF RANDOM NUMBERS].exe
%Temp%\[SET OF RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
%Temp%\[SET OF RANDOM CHARACTERS].dll
%UserProfile%\[SET OF RANDOM CHARACTERS].DAT
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Disk Repair\
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Disk Repair\Disk Repair.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Disk Repair\Uninstall Disk Repair.lnk
Unregister Disk Repair registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[SET OF RANDOM NUMBERS]”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[SET OF RANDOM NUMBERS].exe”