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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:
Infection Video HDD Diagnostic

HDD Diagnostic

PC owners who value the health and security of their systems should tread wearily of HDD Diagnostic. This rogue system optimizer is known to aggressively campaign for the successful sale of its worthless software, and will cause irreparable damage to any infected system to attain this goal. This alone is reason enough why any PC owner will want to do away with HDD Diagnostic for good.

Surreptitious Trojans and bundled malware aids the distribution of the HDD Diagnostic infection, and users won’t even be aware of its presence until presented with the many fake security notifications employed by HDD Diagnostic as a scare tactic. These notifications are all fake, and will warn the user about bogus system errors in an effort to panic the user. It will then go on to inform the user that in order to rid the system of these errors and safely fix it, the user will then have to pay for a licensed version of HDD Diagnostic. Users should never fall for this trickery, and should rather exterminate HDD Diagnostic from their systems.

Some of the more notorious HDD Diagnostic fake notifications and popups are as follows:

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

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

“Bad Sectors on hard drive or damaged file allocation table – Critical Error”

Users infected with this parasite have to permanently erase HDD Diagnostic from their PCs. Do this by making use of the removal power of a powerful security application, which is able to successfully and efficiently dispose of HDD Diagnostic and similar future threats.

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How to manually remove HDD Diagnostic

Files associated with HDD Diagnostic infection:

Uninstall HDD Diagnostic.lnk
HDD Diagnostic.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\HDD Diagnostic\Uninstall HDD Diagnostic.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\HDD Diagnostic\HDD Diagnostic.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\HDD Diagnostic\

HDD Diagnostic DLL's to remove:


HDD Diagnostic processes to kill:


Remove HDD Diagnostic 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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