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Danger level 9
Type: Rogue Anti-Spyware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Slow internet connection
  • System crashes
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Slow Computer
Other mutations known as:

MyDisk

Although the developers behind MyDisk rogue defragmenter will want you to believe otherwise, MyDisk is not a genuine system optimization tool. This rogue was designed with the sole purpose of acting as a vehicle for its developers to con users into parting with their money, in return receiving nothing worthwhile for their hard earned money. MyDisk is a blatant clone of well known and highly despised rogue defragmenters Memory Fixer, HDD Fix and HDD Low

MyDisk makes use of established forms of distribution and infection, and will enter its intended victim’s system without his knowledge through sneaky Trojan infections. These Trojans are spread via online fake malware scanners, and criminal browser hijacking websites which forcefully redirects users’ browsing and search sessions to their sites, then delivering the malware through browser and system exploits. Bundled malware along with genuine downloads are also a popular method for distributing the MyDisk infection.

As with any type of rogueware, MyDisk will stop at nothing to attain its ultimate goal of fleecing the consumer out of as much money as possible, even going so far as to cause irreparable damage to its victim’s PC. It’s for this reason that you need to use your discretion, and get rid of MyDisk upon first detection. After MyDisk roots its infection in the system, the user will remain unaware of its presence on his PC until MyDisk decides to reveal itself in the form of annoying pop up fake alerts. These fake alerts are completely without merit, and should be disregarded. They will usually entail a call to action, which requires the user to pay for a MyDisk license or allow it further access to his system, and this should simply never happen. Fake alerts to be on the lookout for include the following:

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

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

"Can not find file: C:WINDOWSsystem32iexplore.exe
File may be deleted or corrupt.
It is strongly recommended to check the disk for errors. "

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

Notice the grammatical and spelling errors contained in the above mentioned fake alerts. This already indicates that MyDisk is not a legitimate security application, but that amateur cyber criminals are behind this application.

Users infected with MyDisk complained about being unable to run any programs on their PC, and of blocked Internet connections. Another seemingly common symptom of the MyDisk which was shared by many of its victims was their inability to access their Desktop items, so well as other crucial parts of their PCs such as Task Manager and Control Panel. MyDisk does this in an effort to disallow the user of running or downloading a security application which will detect and remove MyDisk from the system. Many PC owners reported increased erratic system behavior and dramatically poor system performance.

Should you want to “activate” MyDisk and thus open your Internet connection and to be able to run executables on your system again, enter the following security key into the MyDisk application:

0973467457475070215340537432225

Do not think by entering the above security key that you erase the security implications of MyDisk along with its annoying symptoms. You still need to eradicate MyDisk off your PC in order to take back your system and restore its privacy and security. Make use of a powerful security application in an effort to erase MyDisk from the system, and also ensure your PC’s future protection against similar attacks.

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How to manually remove MyDisk

Files associated with MyDisk infection:

Uninstall My Disk.lnk
RegistryConvoy.exe
lp4QioTsvLr.exe
kEWtAOdEnWChRcK.dll
InternetExplorerUpdate.exe
Aztec Bricks.exe
aykxy.exe
auUhgbQbIskUoaN.exe
%UsersProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\My Disk\Uninstall My Disk.lnk
%UsersProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\My Disk\My Disk.lnk
%UsersProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\My Disk\
%UsersProfile%\Desktop\My Disk.lnk
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\[RANDOM].exe
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\[RANDOM].dll
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\[RANDOM]

MyDisk DLL's to remove:

kEWtAOdEnWChRcK.dll
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\[RANDOM].dll

MyDisk processes to kill:

RegistryConvoy.exe
lp4QioTsvLr.exe
InternetExplorerUpdate.exe
Aztec Bricks.exe
aykxy.exe
auUhgbQbIskUoaN.exe
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\[RANDOM].exe

Remove MyDisk registry entries:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[RANDOM]"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "RANDOM].exe"
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