HDD Tools Description
HDD Tools (or HDDTools) is a rogue program which has nothing to do with a reputable Windows application with the same name. HDD Tools’ outward appearance may seem quite attractive but this is only a farce for unwary computer users to believe it is a decent security program. HDDTools is a typical rogue tool that only strives to stealing funds out of your wallet. Once HDDTools becomes active in a targeted computer it will initially bombard the system with fake warnings in the form of annoying popups.
HDD Tools belongs to the FakeSysDef family, which includes members such as PUP.PC Health Kit, Computer Fix, Rogue.Data Recovery, Data Repair, Disk OK, Disk Optimizer, Disk Recovery, Disk Repair, Fast Disk, Rogue.File Integrity Checker, Rogue.File Recovery, Rogue.File Restore, Good Memory, HDD Control, HDD Diagnostic, HDD Fix, HDD Low, HDD Plus, HDD Repair, HDD Rescue, Memory Fixer, Memory Optimizer, PC Cleaner Pro 2012, Rogue.PC Repair, Scanner, Smart Data Recovery, Smart Defragmenter, Smart HDD, Rogue.System Check, System Defragmenter, Rogue.System Recovery, System Restore, Ultra Defragger, Win Disk, Win HDD, Windows Diagnostic, Windows Disk, Rogue.Windows Error Recovery, Rogue.Windows Fix, Windows Fix Disk, Windows Recovery, Windows Recovery Series, Windows Repair, Windows Restore, Windows Safemode, Windows Scan, Windows XP Fix, Windows XP Repair, Rogue.Windows XP System Repair and WindowsTool.
HDD Tools Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)
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Visual & GUI Characteristics
File System Modifications
Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
- The following files were created in the system:
# File Name Detection Count 1 %UserProfile%\ Local Settings\ Temp\ 98e738.exe 447 2 Uninstall HDD Tools.lnk 241 3 HDD Tools.lnk 234
Posted: December 15, 2010 | By SpywareRemove
Threat Level: 10/10
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