HDD Plus Virus Removal Instructions

Description: HDD Plus is a fake deframenter program that looks very legit but it's nothing more than a scam.  This fake utility program attempts to trick the user into making a purchase by showing such errors like

System Restore
Hard drive does not respond to system commands – Critical Error

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

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

Critical Error!
Windows was unable to save all the data for the file \System32\NUMBERTRACE. The data has been lost. This error may be caused by a failure of your computer hardware.

All the above errors are fake and the errors are made up.  It's all a lie to trick you into making a purchase.

HDDPlus is a rogue and a clonde of the following HDDDiagnostic, Hard Drive Diagnostic, HDD Scan, Win Defragmenter, Win Defrag, Win HDD, Check Disk, Ultra Defragger, Quick Defragmenter, HDD Defragmenter, System Defragmenter

HDD Plus

HDD Plus

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As soon as you find a copy of this malicious software on your computer, you should take steps to remove HDD Plus. HDD Plus removal is a process which involves the stopping the main executable and after that you delete it.

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HDD Plus Manual Removal Procedures

1.The first step you must take in order to remove HDD Plus is to stop the following processes. Your traces will NOT be the same as bellow. They will be unique to your computer.

  • cxdcfvgbh.exe (Fake alert from system tray).
    sdfghj.exe (HDD Plus Program)

To stop the above processes we recommend you do one of the following

1A. Just download Spyware Doctor with Antivirus and run a quick scan. It will find the above traces. Than manually browse to the directory those files are in and delete or re-name them.

1B. Right click on the HDD PLus icon on the desktop and select properties. Now copy the file path into Explorer (Not Internet Explorer). Should look something like c:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\ or c:\Users\YOUR USER NAME\AppData\Local\Temp\ . Now rename the above executables or executables that look close

1C. Browse to c:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\ or c:\Users\YOUR USER NAME\AppData\Local\Temp\ and re-name the above executables or executables that look close

The next step in HDD Plus removal is to delete the following file:

Windows XP:

  • C:>Documents and Settings>YOUR USER NAME>Local Settings>Application Data\adasd.dll

  • c:>Documents and Settings>YOUR USER NAME>Local Settings>Application Data\cxdcfvgbh.exe

  • C:>Documents and Settings>YOUR USER NAME>Local Settings>Application Data\tmp1D53.tmp

  • C:>Documents and Settings>YOUR USER NAME>Local Settings>Application Data\tmpBF0D.tmp

  • C:>Documents and Settings>YOUR USER NAME>Local Settings>Application Data\tmpf4f.tmp.exe

Windows Vista/7:

  • c:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\adasd.dll
    c:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\cxdcfvgbh.exe
    c:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\sdfghj.exe
    c:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\tmp1D53.tmp
    c:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\tmpb0fa.tmp.exe
    c:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\tmpBF0D.tmp
    c:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\tmpf4f.tmp.exe

Once the above steps have been completed, HDD Plus should no longer be running. At this time you need to run a FULL VIRUS SCAN. Don't skip this step. We recommend you scan with Spyware Doctor with Antivirus because it is known to remove HDD Plus and will also pick up other viruses.

HDD Plus Registry Removal Proedures

Removing files and folders alone is not sufficient to completely remove HDD Plus. The following keys and settings should also be removed from the Windows registry to complete HDD Plus removal:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random]“
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random].exe”

HDD Plus Directories:

Windows Vista/7:

  • C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\
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