HDD Doctor is a fake program that claims to be a legitimate hard drive maintenance and repair tool but infact it is a rogue virus that wants to take your money by tricking you into paying its fee for HDD repairing. HDD Doctor is a hundred percent misleading software that should be treated as a virus. It is malicious as it enters into a computer without user permission from bad websites using Trojan. Once your computer is infected with “HDD Doctor” virus, it will start displaying popup windows on your screen stating that HDD Doctor has found some serious problems with your system hard disk that must be fixed very soon to prevent data loss. HDD Doctor may also display alerts and warnings saying that one of your hard disk was not detected or has be damaged. Please do not trust such scary alerts as they are totally fake and displayed to convince you that your system needs HDD Doctor`s protection to fix hard drives. If you believe this scam software, it will ask you to buy its registration keys so it will repair your HD. Please do not pay for HDD Doctor, install a legitimate anti-malware program and delete HDD Doctor from your PC as soon as possible.
How to remove HDD Doctor virus manually:
To remove this virus manually, complete the following set of tasks. Do not forget to create a backup before getting started to the manual removal guide.
To prform manual removal steps, you may need to learn,
How to delete registry entries
Delete HDD Doctor registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnonBadCertRecving” = ’0′
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnPostRedirect” = ’0′
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon “Shell” = ‘%UserProfile%\Application Data\hdddoctor.exe’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnPost”=’0′
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon /V “Shell” = ‘%UserProfile%\Application Data\hdddoctor.exe’3
Remove these harmful files created by HDD Doctor:
%AppData%\Start Menu\Programs\HDD Doctor.lnk
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