Description of HDD Diagnostic consequences of its residing on your PC
The fake tools for better system functioning in the first week of December 2010 displays incredible pace of cloning. As of the second day of the week two new names were added to this family. If hackers are going to keep the tempo, the pace would be one fake PC optimizer a day.
Remove HDD Diagnostic (HDDDiagnostic). No diagnostic is required to ensure the program is malware. This is obvious if you compare popups of this program and any previously detected fake system defragmenter. They would be identical and the only divergence would be the name. Nearest clones for this adware are Disc Doctor and Hard DriveDiagnostic. Remover for HDD Diagnostic is available here.
HDD Diagnostic Technical Details
- Full name: HDD Diagnostic, HDD-Diagnostic, HDDDiagnostic
- Version: 2011
- Type: Rogue anti-spyware
- Origin: Russian federation
Signs of being infected with HDD Diagnostic:
Using the templates for its popups inherited from the very first family member, System Defragmenter, HDD Diagnostic sets different schedule for its alerts and program windows popping up. The schedule also varies within the program, meaning that the adware distributors adjusts it in rather unpredictable way.
In any case, the first thing the adware would do is creation of startup entry in System Registry. That means the program is active once Windows is loaded, even if does not load any of its popup for hours.
In many instances, the users observe system error alert as the very first alert from the adware. It does not obviously refer to the adware as it has no title. After this alert the adware terminates software that cannot resists its tricks, sometimes it terminates several programs at once or does not let user launch any software.
Other alerts are displayed in various frames and may notify of RAM memory issues, junk files and registry errors etc.
The absolutely evident sign of the infection is its nag screen titled HDD Diagnostic or HDD Diagnostic – (Unregistered Limited Edition). To get rid of HDD Diagnostic and any other unwanted entries, start free scan following this link.
Automatic Removal of HDD Diagnostic from your PC:
HDD Diagnostic is not able to examine computer systems for any kind of errors, but it clearly indicates that your system is vulnerable as it tolerates malware like this. In order to enhance your system protection and delete viruses it is likely to be infected with, as well as to uninstall HDD Diagnostic and delete its components, follow the link below.
Manual Removal of HDD Diagnostic:
The sequence of steps provided below is to be followed in Safe Mode to prevent unwanted interference of self-launching processes. HDD Diagnostic components need to be deleted completely as any remaining is potentially dangerous.
Remove HDD Diagnostic files and dll’s:
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\HDD Diagnostic\
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\HDD Diagnostic\HDD Diagnostic.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\HDD Diagnostic\Uninstall HDD Diagnostic.lnk
Unregister HDD Diagnostic registry values: