How to Remove HDD Scan Fake Security Program?

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HDD Scan Information:

HDD Scan (also known as HDDScan) is the latest rogue computer optimization tool which comes after Disk Doctor scam. HDD Scan simulates to detect system errors and hard disk issues on the contaminated system, which turns out to be fake. This trick of HDD Scan makes gullible computer users fall for its trap. HDD Scan enters into your computer with the assistance of a Trojan horse which can bypass your firewall and download the components of HDD Scan. The Trojan then compels your system to run its processes which will fire its malicious campaign on your workstation. Then a great number of fake warnings will bombard you and warn you about many urgent problems that will destroy your computer if not fixed. The sole purpose behind its activities is to make you buy its full version and swindle your money. Remember not to pay for HDD Scan scam no matter how it persuades. Follow our removal instruction and remove HDD Scan once you notice it on your PC.

Manual Removal

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

End the following processes:


Unregister the following DLL files:


Delete the following files:






%Documents and Settings%\[User_Name]\Desktop\HDD Scan.lnk

%Documents and Settings%\[User_Name]\Start Menu\Programs\HDD Scan

%Documents and Settings%\[User_Name]\Start Menu\Programs\HDD Scan\HDD Scan.lnk

%Documents and Settings%\[User_Name]\Start Menu\Programs\Win Defragmenter\Uninstall HDD Scan.lnk

Please, be aware that manual removal of HDD Scan 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’s why it’s strongly recommended automatic removal of HDD Scan virus, which will save your time and enable avoiding any system malfunctions and guarantee the needed result.

Automatic HDD Scan virus 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. Download HDD Scan virus Remover, install it and update its database to the latest. After that, restart your computer so as to make HDD Scan virus Remover fully functional. Repeat Step 1 into Safe Mode and run an Online Scan of your computer so that HDD Scan virus Remover can detect all potential malware in your system.

NOTE: If you have problem installing HDD Scan virus Remover, you can download this correction script, unzip it and then double click to run it. It will correct your registry settings that the virus has modified. Then double click the program and finish the installation.

3. After the Online Scan finishes, click “Details” for the malware detected to make sure that your important data are not infected and removed. Ignore or select the scan result and click “Remove” to remove the threats. Reboot your computer and let HDD Scan virus Virus Remover delete all detected virus.

4. Click to repair your corrupted registry

Why should you need to repair the registry?

As we all know, virus and Trojans modify and destroy system registry and make the computer malfunction so that the computer will not perform normally. Even if the virus and Trojans are removed, the registry is still destroyed or modified, so the computer still has problems. That’s the very reason why you need to repair the registry. At the meanwhile, some virus and Trojans leave some DLL files in the registry and this will cause strange DLL errors and affect the computer performance.

To make your computer run as perfectly as before or much faster than before:

1. Download and install Multi-Awarded Registry Tool.

2. Run a full scan of your registry.

3. Click “Repair Problems” and repair all errors detected.

After these 3 easy steps, your computer will run much faster than before within minutes!

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Thank you for your great information, after followed all instruction, now I am free from virus