How to remove Quick Defragmenter ?
What is Quick Defragmenter ?
Quick Defragmenter is a fake computer optimization program from malicious family of malwares known to be connecting Smart Defragmenter, HDD Defragmenter and another threats. Quick Defragmenter infection is propagated throughout the Internet – phony online virus scanners and exaggerated popup ads offer to install its unregistered version or even simply let Trojans inside the unprotected systems. Once installed, Quick Defragmenter appears to have the same GUI just like the previously mentioned scarewares (thanks foro S!Ri for a screenshot). Besides, its misleading campaign is also typical to these scams, so just after you notice it on your machine, it will make you start wondering how to get rid of Quick Defragmenter.
Quick Defragmenter does not ask for user his approval while infiltrating the PC. This unexpected intrusion is led by some modifications made to the Registry so that the compromised OS starts running malware’s executable each time the PC starts. When launched, Quick Defragmenter will issue a great number of invented problems and infections detected:
Requested registry access is not allowed. Registry defragmentation required
Read time of hard drive clusters less than 500 ms
32% of HDD space is unreadable
Bad sectors on hard drive or damaged file allocation table
GPU RAM temperature is critically high. Urgent RAM memory optimization is required to prevent system crash
Drive C initializing error
Ram Temperature is 83 C. Optimization is required for normal operation.
Hard drive doesn’t respond to system commands
Data Safety Problem. System integrity is at risk.
Registry Error – Critical Error
Exe file is corrupted and can’t be run. Hard drive scan required.
Scan Hard Drive
Safe Mode required
Boot into Windows Safe Mode required
Boot into Windows Safe Mode required to get into defragmentation module. The safe mode is needed for effective problems fixing. The process takes as little as 10 minutes. Once the process has been completed, the safe mode will be automatically turned off.
It will then advise you do install the ‘powerful’ software to solve this and that means that you will have to buy it at first. Additionally, Quick Defragmenter will make it difficult to run all your programs and instead of launching the application it will display various security notifications, for example:
Windows cannot find ‘winword’. Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again. To search for a file, click the Start button, and then click Search.
Windows detected a hard drive problem.
A hard drive error occurred while starting the application.
Some system alerts will appear from your Windows task bar reporting about more system errors:
Damaged hard drive clusters detected. Private data is at risk.
Hard Drive not found. Missing hard drive.
RAM memory usage is critically high. RAM memory failure.
Windows can’t find hard disk space. Hard drive error
Windows was unable to save all the data for the file \System32\496A8300. The data has been lost. This error may be caused by a failure of your computer hardware.
A critical error has occurred while indexing data stored on hard drive. System restart required.
The system has been restored after a critical error. Data integrity and hard drive integrity verification required.
In other words, Quick Defragmenter will push you into paying the money for solving forged computer problems. It can also go as far as to ruin your system and make you lose your personal data, like credit card details or passwords. Please, never fall into installing and purchasing Quick Defragmenter and follow the removal instructions below if you have it already installed no your machine. Remove Quick Defragmenter which is a true cyber threat.
Quick Defragmenter is Extremely dangerous
Quick Defragmenter may spread via Trojans
Quick Defragmenter may display fake security messages
Quick Defragmenter may install additional spyware to your computer
Quick Defragmenter may repair its files, spread or update by itself
Quick Defragmenter violates your privacy and compromises your security
for Quick Defragmenter detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like Quick Defragmenter and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Quick Defragmenter screenshots
Manual Quick Defragmenter removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Quick Defragmenter , 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 Defragmenter processes:
Disable these Quick Defragmenter DLL files::
Remove these Quick Defragmenter Registry Entries:
Remove these Quick Defragmenter files:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other Quick Defragmenter infected files and get help in Quick Defragmenter removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing Quick Defragmenter and similar threats.
Quick Defragmenter is classified as Rogue Anti-Spyware. After infecting a user’s system, it proceeds to scare its victim into buying the “product” by displaying fake security messages, stating that your computer is infected with spyware and only Quick Defragmenter can help you to remove it after you download the trial version. As soon as the victim downloads Quick Defragmenter trial version, it pretends to scan your computer and shows a grossly exaggerated amount of non-existent errors. Then, Quick Defragmenter offers to buy the full version to fix these false errors. If the user agrees, Quick Defragmenter does not only fix the errors, but it also takes the user’s money and may even install additional spyware into the victim’s computer.
Some Rogue Anti-Spyware, such as Quick Defragmenter , 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. It then proceeds to download or even install Quick Defragmenter , which is another way for Rogue Anti-Spyware to spread itself.
Most of rogue Anti-Spyware, such as Quick Defragmenter , is nearly impossible to remove manually.