How to Remove HDD Defragmenter Fake Security Program?

HDD Defragmenter is another fake computer optimization utility that comes after Smart Defragmenter. HDD Defragmenter secretly installs on your computer without your permission. Its malicious installer may come bundled with other contaminated web resources that you download from the Internet. Then HDD Defragmenter pretends to scan your computer and then intentionally displays many system errors and stange issues. For example, HDD Defragmenter will warn you that your computer got RAM meory failure or your Hard Drivers are missing. Besides, it may block your Internet connection. HDD Defragmenter misleads you that you will lose your file data stored on your hard drives unless you use HDD Defragmenter to fix the problems. If you pay for it, you will fall for its trap and become another victim. Though HDD Defragmenter looks legitimate, you should not trust this scam. Follow our removal instruction and remove HDD Defragmenter as quickly as possible.

HDD Defragmenter Screenshot:



Note: If you are not proficient with computer, it is suggested that you backup your registry before manually removing HDD Defragmenter Virus. And double check the entries that you are going to delete, or your computer can not work for missing some files.

So it is recommended to remove the virus automatically:

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HDD Defragmenter Virus Manual Removal

1. Restart your computer and keep pressing F8 Key before Windows launches. Use the arrow keys to select the “Safe Mode with Networking” option, and then hit ENTER Key to continue.

2. Open Task Manager and end the processes of HDD Defragmenter Virus.

3. Click Start button and click Run

4. Type in regedit and run it.

5. Find and delete the following registry files of HDD Defragmenter Virus:

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun “[random characters]”

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun “exe.exe”

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun “winsp2up.exe”

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun “winsp1up.exe”

Unregister the following DLL files:

%Temp%maindll.dll

6. Show all hidden files so as to completely delete HDD Defragmenter Virus.

7. Click View tab and select Show files and folders and save the changes.

8. Search your hard disk and delete the following files HDD Defragmenter Virus:

%UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsHDD Defragmenter

%Temp%[random].bmp

%Temp%[random].exe

%Temp%winsp2up.exe

%Temp%winsp1up.exe

%Temp%winsp2upd.dll

How to Delete a Virus Manually

Please, be aware that manual removal of HDD Defragmenter virus is a cumbersome task and can not always ensure complete removal of the malware, due to the fact that some files might be hidden or may get reanimated automatically afterwards. Moreover, lack of the required skills and even the slightest deviation from the instructions may lead to irreparable system damage. That is why it is strongly recommended automatic removal of HDD Defragmenter virus, which will save your time and enable avoiding any system malfunctions and guarantee the needed result.

Automatic HDD Defragmenter virus Removal:

This Automatic HDD Defragmenter virus Removal Tool will fast and completely detect and delete all associated malicious components to save your time and hassle.

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