Description of HDD Defragmenter consequences of its residing on your PC
HDD Defragmenter (HDDDefragmenter) pretends to look for hard drive errors and harmful or unnecessary system keys. The program does not look for viruses, so it is not a fake antivirus product. Proposed classification for this release of fraudware is fake diagnostic and optimization tool.
The first modification made by the fake diagnostic tool is desktop theme reset to dark grey background. Then the rogue proceeds with such tricks as blocking files copying and execution. When exe files are blocked the program readily notifies of this. Of course, it states that exe file cannot run, because it is corrupted and does not say that the exe file is blocked thanks to its own effort.
In order to remove HDD Defragmenter, get your free scanner here to locate its entries and delete them by the remover from the same provider or manually (relevant instructions are available below).
HDD Defragmenter Technical Details
- Full name: HDD Defragmenter, HDD-Defragmenter, HDDDefragmenter
- Version: 2010
- Type: Rogue anti-spyware
- Origin: Russian federation
Signs of being infected with HDD Defragmenter:
Errors reports by the rogue antispyware are so variable and frequent that low performance PCs cannot properly run and quite soon get frozen and require reboot. Some of them are event-specific, e.g., when the adware blocks exe file the alert says that there is a system error and exe file is corrupted, hence HDD scan is required. The alerts are produced according to their own schedule and often overlap with nag screens of the adware (its GUI). Under certain system configuration that leads to system freeze.
Even if the name of the adware is missed in its alerts and its nag screens have not yet been presented, the alerts lead to HDD Defragmenter’s home page and users easily find the relation between the two things. Click this link to initiate free system inspection by HDD Defragmenter remover and get the list of rogue entries, among which there should be components of the optimization tool.
Automatic Removal of HDD Defragmenter from your PC:
Automated tool for removal of the fake optimization tool is the optimal way to get rid of HDD Defragmenter as it provides deletion of other viruses and quick and reliable extermination of the fake system utility, as well as further protection against viruses and unwanted programs.
Manual Removal of HDD Defragmenter:
Manual way to delete entries of the unwanted program requires from users performing it to deal with dll files and registry keys. Apart from having relevant knowledge, they need to avoid mistyping, because deletion of dlls and keys other than specified below may lead to crucial errors. Safe Mode is recommended to be set when removing HDD Defragmenter.
Remove HDD Defragmenter files and dll’s:
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\HDD Defragmenter\
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\HDD Defragmenter\HDD Defragmenter.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\HDD Defragmenter\Uninstall HDD Defragmenter.lnk
Unregister HDD Defragmenter registry values: