Windows Vista Home System Repair

Posted: July 16, 2011

Windows Vista Home System Repair Description

Windows Vista Home System Repair is a rogue defragmenter that targets Windows computers with inaccurate error messages and defragging displays to fool you into thinking that your PC is seriously damaged. Any side effects that you may experience, such as difficulty viewing files or problems using security-related programs, are due to Windows Vista Home System Repair's own attacks and not due to any problems that it pretends to find. Naturally, since there's no point in purchasing a fake product and even keeping Windows Vista Home System Repair around is troublesome, the right thing to do is delete Windows Vista Home System Repair with any software that can handle advanced rogue applications.

Don't Let Windows Vista Home System Repair's Bad Warnings Catch You by Surprise

Windows Vista Home System Repair can cause quite a few difficulties for your PC and has absolutely no real defragging features or other useful functions. Thus, while purchasing Windows Vista Home System Repair is always a bad idea, Windows Vista Home System Repair will continue to be pushy about marketing its fake services while it's installed. The most visible of Windows Vista Home System Repair's efforts in this area are its warning messages, which are designed to cause panic without trying to point out real PC errors:

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

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
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.

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

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

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.

Windows - No Disk
Exception Processing Message 0x0000013

Bad sectors on hard drive or damaged file allocation table

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

Hard drive doesn't respond to system commands

Read time of hard drive clusters less than 500 ms

Requested registry access is not allowed. Registry defragmentation required.

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

Along with giving out bad reconnaissance information regarding your hard drive's integrity, Windows Vista Home System Repair has another telltale sign of being scamware - it's not actually an individual application, but rather, a clone of other rogue programs. Windows Vista Home System Repair is identical in all major respects to System Repair, XP Home System Repair, Win 7 Home System Repair, Windows 7 System Repair and XP System Repair.

Windows Vista Home System Repair's Scam May Be More Intricate Than You'd Think

Although leaving Windows Vista Home System Repair on your PC is highly inadvisable, disabling it along the way to removing Windows Vista Home System Repair is a good idea. Faking a registration of Windows Vista Home System Repair with the code 8475082234984902023718742058948 may cause the rogue program to reduce or stop its attacks. Another option is to use Safe Mode or boot Windows from a CD to stop Windows Vista Home System Repair from launching at all.

Deactivating Windows Vista Home System Repair prior to removing it is particularly important because Windows Vista Home System Repair will try to disable security-related programs such as anti-virus scanners. Windows Vista Home System Repair may also hinder your ability to view files in Windows Explorer, although Command Prompt and other alternatives will let you view your files without any further difficulties.

Deleting Windows Vista Home System Repair without using any anti-malware software at all is discouraged, since this has been known to result in undesired side effects that may require Windows to be repaired or reinstalled.

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 Vista Home System Repair.lnk
    4 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Vista 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 Windows Vista 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.

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