Sunday, December 5, 2010

Remove Hard Drive Diagnostic and the malicious programs assisting it

The way the program is installed tells lot. Hard Drive Diagnostic  is typically uploaded by a backdoor agent or rather upon its request to  the preset website  with malicious code and then the code of contacted website drops the adware. If the website is banned, hackers try to install a re-router at the website to redirect the backdoor request from the banned website to the website able to act. That is just an example of a dirty approach to the program distribution.
Get rid of Hard Drive Diagnostic and its installers. The fact that the adware is spread by backdoor installer does not exclude the option of its distribution in other ways. For example, the adware is available from fake online disk scanner and other websites that suggest it as a legitimate disk defragmenter.
Click here to perform Hard Drive Diagnostic removal, because allowing the adware to run is a risk of computer disordering and collapse. This goes without saying that the program is a not inclined to detect security issues.

Hard Drive Diagnostic screenshot:

Hard Drive Diagnostic removal tool:

Hard Drive Diagnostic manual removal guide:
Delete Hard Drive Diagnostic files:
%UserProfile%\Desktop\HDD Control.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Hard Drive Diagnostic\
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Hard Drive Diagnostic\Hard Drive Diagnostic.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Hard Drive Diagnostic\Uninstall Hard Drive Diagnostic.lnk
Delete Hard Drive Diagnostic registry entries:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[SET OF RANDOM CHARACTERS]”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[SET OF RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe”

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