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How to Uninstall Smart HDD Virus

The Smart HDD malware is a fake utility which will basically try to damage your computer and steal your money by tricking you at the same time. It is a fake utility application that pretends to help people optimize their computer system but actually, this software can really damage your system by breaking through your security applications and by infecting your computer. This malware can utilize Trojan viruses which will then cause annoying alerts to keep on popping out of your screen. The Smart HDD virus will also try to convince you into thinking that your computer’s hard rive has been severely damaged and that unless you download and install their application, you will not be able to fix it.

As soon as the Smart HDD scam utility comes in contact with your system, it will install itself and modify your settings. At this point, your computer is now under its control, you will not be able to run certain files from your computer and you will also be no longer able to delete certain files. This is actually the Smart HDD spyware’s defense mechanism to make sure that you will not be able to get rid of it easily. The Smart HDD is a scam, you should nt send them your money, if you have sent your credit card details, you will have to make sure that you cancel it right away.



The Smart HDD Manual Removal Steps:

Please take the time to back up your system before you go through the manual removal steps. You need to keep in mind that any errors during the Smart HDD file deletion will cause serious problem and this is why you need to double check everything first.

Associated Smart HDD Files:

  • %Temp%\<random>
  • %Temp%\<random>.exe
  • %Temp%\<random>.dll
  • %Temp%\<random>.exe
  • %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Temp\dfrg
  • %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Temp\dfrgr
  • %UserProfile%\Desktop\Smart HDD.lnk
  • %UserProfile%\Desktop\SmartHDD\
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Smart HDD\Smart HDD.lnk
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Smart HDD\Uninstall Smart HDD.lnk

Associated Smart HDD Windows Registry Information:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “<random>”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “<random>.exe”

The Smart HDD manual removal procedure may require a certain level of technical skill and it may be too complicated for new computer users. The lack of technical skill and the slightest error during the deletion may cause an irreparable system corruption.  What’s more, undeleted files and objects that remain hidden may cause the virus to reanimate automatically after incomplete removal.

If you need assistance removing Smart HDD Virus or have other PC, Server or Laptop problems call us at 800-643-2638 or email us at We can speed up your system and fix most problems remotely through the internet while you watch!

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