HDD Low is a newly released fake antivirus infection which has been created by the same crooks who have also been releasing about 30 other false computer defrag programs over the past few weeks. Despite HDD Low looking like a legitimate piece of software, it’s a complete fraud and needs to be removed in the most effective & reliable way in order to ensure the smooth operation of your PC. This tutorial is going to show you how to get rid of HDD Low in the most effective way possible, which will include stopping it from running and then removing it from your PC for good.
This virus is a newly releasd “malware” (malicious software) infection which basically works by installing itself onto your PC, and then causing all sorts of problems & issues for your PC. The two aims of this virus are to steal your personal information (from monitoring your Internet activity) and to con you into buying the fake upgrade to the virus by showing you false scanning results. The way you got HDD Low on your system is likely from such Internet sources as an infected email attachment, from a malicious website or as part of a fake piece of software, attached as a “Trojan Horse”. This virus will work by installing its rogue software onto your PC, and then causing all sorts of problems, including blocking your programs, Internet options & other important Windows features.
Since this virus is a piece of software, it will install itself here on your computer:
- %Programs%HDD Low
The way to get rid of this virus is a two step process, which will first inclue stopping the infection from running, and then removing it from your PC completely. Unlike typical viruses (which are just small pieces of software / files that will plant themselves onto your PC), this virus is a fully-fledged piece of software which means that it will have a large number of files & settings on your computer that will block a lot of the antivirus programs out there. There are two ways to remove the infection fully – which is to either manually stop it from running, or to use an automated tool to get rid of it completely. The manual removal method includes restarting your computer into “Safe Mode” and then deleting the files that the virus will have. However, if you don’t know what Safe Mode is, then it’s recommended you use a reliable automated tool to get rid of it.
The best & most effective way to stop this virus is to use an automated piece of software called a “malware removal tool”. These are professionally designed tools which have been created by software companies to get rid of the infection that your system has. We’ve found that a tool called Frontline Rogue Remover is the best tool to get rid of HDD Low from your sysetm for good.