Win 7 Home System Repair

Posted: July 16, 2011

Win 7 Home System Repair Description

As one of the latest rogue defragmenters that have been disseminated throughout the Internet, Win 7 Home System Repair borrows its looks and attack strategies from similar fake defraggers. Instead of performing any defragmentation-related duties, Win 7 Home System Repair pretends to find problems on your hard drive that aren't really there, disables a variety of security programs and may even make it look like files have gone missing. As a danger to your PC instead of the helpful software that it pretends to be, Win 7 Home System Repair should be deleted from your hard drive immediately, and preferably with an anti-malware program.

Following Win 7 Home System Repair's Bread Crumb Trail to the Source

Win 7 Home System Repair uses a variety of means to confuse you about how healthy your PC and whether or not Win 7 Home System Repair provides any useful functions, such as defragmenting. Any attempts to use Win 7 Home System Repair's supposed defragging services will cause it to display a variety of terrifyingly urgent alerts - alerts that you've never seen before, for the very good reason that they're all fake.

Some typical Win 7 Home System Repair alerts resemble the samples seen here:

System Restore
The system has been restored after a critical error. Data integrity and hard drive integrity verification required.

Critical Error!
Windows was unable to save all the data for the file \System32\496A8300. The data has been lost. This error may be caused by a failure of your computer hardware.

Critical Error!
Damaged hard drive clusters detected. Private data is at risk.

Critical Error
Windows can't find hard disk space. Hard drive error.

Critical Error
RAM memory usage is critically high. RAM memory failure.

Critical Error
A critical error has occurred while indexing data stored on hard drive. System restart required.

Critical Error
Hard Drive not found. Missing hard drive.

Windows - No Disk
Exception Processing Message 0x0000013

Low Disk Space
You are running very low disk space on Local Disk (C:).

32% of HDD space is unreadable

Data Safety Problem. System integrity is at risk.

Hard drive doesn't respond to system commands

Bad sectors on hard drive or damaged file allocation table

Ram Temperature is 83 C. Optimization is required for normal operation.

GPU RAM temperature is critically high. Urgent RAM memory optimization is required to prevent system crash.

Read time of hard drive clusters less than 500 ms

Requested registry access is not allowed. Registry defragmentation required.

Even if you try to avoid using Win 7 Home System Repair, you'll find that other programs also malfunction. Win 7 Home System Repair may block anti-virus and Windows maintenance software, or attack Windows Explorer and make the contents of folders appear to be invisible. Although these attacks are only meant to intimidate you and don't cause real damage to the affected programs or files, Win 7 Home System Repair still reduces your computer's security and makes you vulnerable to other attacks.

Performing a Real PC Repair That Gets Win 7 Home System Repair Out of Your Hard Drive

Proper removal of Win 7 Home System Repair typically entails the assistance of an anti-malware program, since deleting Win 7 Home System Repair by using manual techniques has been known to cause other forms of harm. Win 7 Home System Repair is related to similar rogue defragmenters like Windows 7 System Repair, XP System Repair, System Repair, XP Home System Repair and Windows Vista Home System Repair and should be treated as equally malicious.

8475082234984902023718742058948 is a freely-circulated activation code that may help you to reduce Win 7 Home System Repair's attacks before you're ready to delete it. However, it should be stressed that actually buying Win 7 Home System Repair shouldn't be done under any circumstances.

You may also find some benefit in using a reboot technique that avoids Win 7 Home System Repair's Windows Registry startup routine; common solutions can involve a Safe Mode boot or a boot from a removable storage device, such as a CD or USB drive.

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].dll
    2 %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
    3 %UserProfile%\Desktop\Windows 7 Home System Repair.lnk
    4 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Windows 7 Home System Repair

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download "CheckExeSignatures" = 'no'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Use FormSuggest" = 'yes'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced "Hidden" = '0'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "CertificateRevocation" = '0'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "WarnonBadCertRecving" = '0'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ActiveDesktop "NoChangingWallPaper" = '1'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations "LowRiskFileTypes" = '/{hq:/s's:/ogn:/uyu:/dyd:/c'u:/bnl:/ble:/sdf:/lrh:/iul:/iulm:/fhg:/clq:/kqf:/'wh:/lqf:/lqdf:/lnw:/lq2:/l2t:/v'w:/rbs:'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments "SaveZoneInformation" = '1'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System "DisableTaskMgr" = '1'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[RANDOM CHARACTERS]"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe"HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system "DisableTaskMgr" = '1'

Additional Information on Win 7 Home System Repair

  • The following messages's were detected:
    # Message
    1 Critical Error!
    Windows was unable to save all the data for the file \System32\496A8300. The data has been lost. This error may be caused by a failure of your computer hardware.
    2 Critical Error!
    Damaged hard drive clusters detected. Private data is at risk.
    3 Critical Error
    A critical error has occurred while indexing data stored on hard drive. System restart required.
    4 Critical Error
    RAM memory usage is critically high. RAM memory failure.
    5 Critical Error
    Windows can't find hard disk space. Hard drive error.
    6 Critical Error
    Hard Drive not found. Missing hard drive.
    7 Low Disk Space
    You are running very low disk space on Local Disk (C:).
    8 System Restore
    The system has been restored after a critical error. Data integrity and hard drive integrity verification required.
    9 32% of HDD space is unreadable
    10 Windows - No Disk
    Exception Processing Message 0x0000013
    11 Data Safety Problem. System integrity is at risk.
    12 Hard drive doesn't respond to system commands.
    13 Bad sectors on hard drive or damaged file allocation table.
    14 Read time of hard drive clusters less than 500 ms.
    15 Requested registry access is not allowed. Registry defragmentation required.
    16 GPU RAM temperature is critically high. Urgent RAM memory optimization is required.
    17 Ram Temperature is 83 C. Optimization is required for normal operation.

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