What is Smart HDD
Smart HDD is a fake PC Optimization software. It is a rogue software, which slips its traces to your computer taking help of some trojans already present in your computer or some security vulnerabilities. As soon as it gets entry, it starts displaying lots of fake warnings and alerts that there are lots of errors in your hard disk and you need to take corrective action for the removal of those errors.
Smart HDD displays fake scan results to convince you about the fictitous errors in your hard disk.
Please do not get fooled around by this crap piece of malware. The only purpose of this is to take away your hard-earned money and run away.
Technical Details of Smart HDD
- Full name: Smart HDD, SmartHDD
- Date Appeared: Dec. 2010
- Characteristic: Rogue PC Optimization Toolrogram
- URL: http://Smart HDD.com
Do I need to remove Smart HDD
You can yourself search your computer manually, but it is not recommended unless you are a tech-geek. To save time and effort, we recommend you to download a FREE Scanner.
How to Uninstall Smart HDD scam
The best way for the removal of Smart HDD is to install a good quality Anti-spyware Program and scan your system for any infections.
Automatic removal of Smart HDD is always good and complete as compared to any attempts to manually remove it, which may sometime lead to erroneous results. If you are not completely aware of all the files and registry entries used by this rogue anti-spyware, then we do not recommend you to attempt for the manual removal of Smart HDD.
Instructions to get rid of Smart HDD
If you really want to remove the Smart HDD infection on your system manually then proceed as follows.
Step 1: Kill the Smart HDD Processes – Learn how to do that
Step 2: Remove Smart HDD files, folders and all associated Smart HDD DLL files:Learn how to do that
%Temp%\[SET OF RANDOM NUMBERS]
%Temp%\[SET OF RANDOM NUMBERS].exe
%Temp%\[SET OF RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
%Temp%\[SET OF RANDOM CHARACTERS].dll
%UserProfile%\[SET OF RANDOM CHARACTERS].DAT
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Smart HDD\
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Smart HDD\Smart HDD.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Smart HDD\Uninstall Smart HDD.lnk
Step 3: Uninstall Smart HDD registry entries: Learn how to do that
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[SET OF RANDOM NUMBERS]”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[SET OF RANDOM NUMBERS].exe”