Description of HDD Doctor consequences of its residing on your PC
Advertisements that seem to be casual and that you believe you have merely tumbled upon browsing the web may be shown systematically. There is a special program in charge of such systematic displaying of the ads. It makes a part of HDD Doctor (HDDoctor) adware that optimizes computer system in the imagination of its authors. They want users to believe in this dream and plunk down 60 $ or more for registered version of the adware. Fortunately, most of the users plank for removing HDD Doctor understanding its tricky nature.
The said part of the program arranging its seemingly casual online ads is a browser agent changing proxy server and other settings of your browser. The ads it shows include scan window and multiple popups which are fake flash diagnostic alerts notifying of hard drive errors etc. and suggesting to try system optimization tool. In the meantime, pushing users towards self-infecting is just one of several ways for the adware introduction.
In order to remove HDD Doctor, which is a selfish and unsafe for computer system software pressed upon users in more or less obtrusive way, click here.
HDD Doctor Technical Details
- Full name: HDD Doctor, HDD Doctor, HDDoctor, HD-Doctor
- Version: 2011
- Type: Rogue anti-spyware, Fake HDD Defragmenter
- Origin:Russian federation
Signs of being infected with HDD Doctor:
There is no device to detect hard drive errors and malicious registry values, as well as no diagnostic tool at all among components of the so called optimization software. Instead of that, the program excels in creating misleading messages. Alas, some users follow its suggestions considering them true and buying the counterfeit. Some of the alerts actually sound quite trustworthy. For example, there is an alert that notifies of software failure to run shown when certain application cannot start. It is a trickery arranged by the rogue that terminates innocent and quite intact software.
The adware is detectable clearly with its nag screens. Typical screenshot is provided above.
Click here to get rid of HDD Doctor and other malicious programs and junk files.
Automatic Removal of HDD Doctor from your PC:
There are many solutions capable of exterminating the adware. However, if there is a rootkit protection, their number is to be divided by two or more as deleting rootkits is a real challenge that few antivirus solutions can manage. Use the adware that has undergone special examination on rootkit detection and removal and clearly displayed its compatibility with the task of comprehensive HDD Doctor removal. The relevant link is available below.
Manual Removal of HDD Doctor:
Removing the adware manually, please try activating it to reduce the peril of its interference into the removal process. The activation code for the adware follows: 0973467457475070215340537432225
If it does not work, the adware has updated it before malware and malware watchers have not retrieved it yet. In such case, Safe Mode is a must while deleting HDD Doctor components, as well as this mode is advised in other instances.
Remove HDD Doctor files and dll’s:
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\HDD Doctor.lnk
<Numerous more Tasks>
Unregister HDD Doctor registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnonBadCertRecving” = ‘0’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnPostRedirect” = ‘0’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon “Shell” = ‘%UserProfile%\Application Data\hdddoctor.exe’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnPost”=’0′
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon /V “Shell” = ‘%UserProfile%\Application Data\hdddoctor.exe’