How to remove Quick Defrag?
What is Quick Defrag?
Quick Defrag is just another version of fake system defragmenters of defragger family. This has little to do with real system utilities and are, in fact, malware. Out of nowhere, Quick Defrag virus starts showing various popups and alerts trying to catch attention of PC user. Programs are stopped from launching claiming that they can not be found on hard disk or hard disk is in dire need of repair, and only Quick Defrag is able to detect and fix these errors.
During scan it will show about the same errors too:
Windows cannot find notepad.exe . Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again. To search for a file, click the Start button, and then click Search.
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 [random name]. The data has been lost. This error may be caused by a failure of your computer hardware.
Windows detected a hard drive problem.
A hard drive error occurred while starting the application.
RAM memory usage is critically high. RAM memory failure.
Windows can’t find hard disk space. Hard drive error
The errors detected by this malware are not only disk related. There are a preset amount of errors detected by Quick Defrag on any PCs. Some are claiming that the disk is corrupt, some are blaming memory, or processor in Video card. None of these errors are real, as no real scan can be performed by QuickDefrag or other parasites. And if they were real, most of these problems could not be fixed by mere software. They would require change in PC hardware.
Thus it is clear that Quick Defrag is a scam, trying to convince you into buying full version of this scamware. Do not trust them or any application you haven’t installed yourself!. If you pay for this rogue, it is more than likely that you will not only loose the amount you paid, but you will be charged randomly again from other “companies”, as your credict card details will be known to the makers of this scam. None rogue applications can be trusted and you should remove Quick Defrag as soon as you start noticing its popups.
To simplify removal of Quick Defrag, there are keys known that work with all parasites of this family. They disable the annoying popups of this application and allow launching of some of antivirus and antispyware applications that can remove them automatically. The key is 0973467457475070215340537432225 and should work with this rogue as well. Afterwards scan with Spyhunter, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware or other good anti-malware tool to get rid of trojans or remove them manually (information how to find Quick Defrag files bellow). It is highly recommended to upgrade your PC’s protection software to avoid the hassle in the future. Getting rid of such parasite is more complex than preventing the infections.
Quick Defrag is Highly dangerous
Quick Defrag may spread via Trojans
Quick Defrag asks to pay for non-functional "full version"
Quick Defrag may display fake messages warning about computer problems
Quick Defrag may install additional spyware to your computer
Quick Defrag may repair its files, spread or update by itself
Quick Defrag violates your privacy and compromises your security
for Quick Defrag detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like Quick Defrag and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Manual Quick Defrag removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Quick Defrag, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend using Spyhunter or other malware and spyware removal applications found on 2-viruses.com.
Stop these Quick Defrag processes:
Remove these Quick Defrag Registry Entries:
Remove these Quick Defrag files:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other Quick Defrag infected files and get help in Quick Defrag removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing Quick Defrag and similar threats.
Quick Defrag is classified as Rogue Application. After infecting a user’s system, it proceeds to scare its victim into buying the “product” by displaying fake messages, stating that your computer need particular components, or need to be fixed or has other serious problem that needs only Quick Defrag can help you to solve these after you download the trial version. As soon as the victim downloads Quick Defrag trial version, it offers to buy the full version to fix these false errors. If the user agrees, Quick Defrag not only does not fix the errors, but it takes the user’s money and may even install additional spyware into the victim’s computer.
Some Rogue Applications, such as Quick Defrag, may offer users to buy it after the victim clicks on a banner or a pop-up while surfing the internet. Usually, a Trojan is installed to a victim’s computer after clicking on the advertisement, or comes bundled with various freely shiped programs like codecs. It then proceeds to download or even install Quick Defrag, which is another way for Rogue application to spread itself.