HDD Diagnostic

Posted: December 7, 2010
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs 16

HDD Diagnostic Description

ScreenshotHDD Diagnostic is another fake optimization tool that uses fake system error messages to lure users to purchase a useless product. HDD Diagnostic is installed in your system through a Trojan and is a clone of Hard Drive Diagnostic. The fake error messages claim to have detected serious problems on the computer hard drive and system memory. If you purchase HDD Diagnostic, it will not fix your computer problems. Affected PC users should use a reliable anti-spyware/anti-virus program to stop HDD Diagnostic from doing its dirty work immediately.

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Technical Details

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:



%Temp%\9904eb.exe File name: 9904eb.exe
Size: 357.37 KB (357376 bytes)
MD5: 90497edc22b555872d616c305a440cc1
Detection count: 70
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %Temp%\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 7, 2010
%Temp%\98cc87.exe File name: 98cc87.exe
Size: 357.37 KB (357376 bytes)
MD5: 3e3ab6660abf153c7cd623bc31ceb30e
Detection count: 62
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %Temp%\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 7, 2010
%Temp%\98e2fd.exe File name: 98e2fd.exe
Size: 357.37 KB (357376 bytes)
MD5: 38afd99f0b87e593f1d326bab4649a3f
Detection count: 55
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %Temp%\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 7, 2010

Registry Modifications


The following newly produced Registry Values are:

File name without pathHDD Diagnostic.lnkUninstall HDD Diagnostic.lnk

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