HDD Tools is a new version of fake system defragmenters. It‘s a clone of HDD Defragmenter, Smart HDD, HDD Repair, HDD Recovery and others. The program displays a fake scanner, imitates looking for infections and in the end offers purchasing a full version of HDD Tools. That‘s how its creators are earning money.
The program will diplays various warnings every time you will try to launch your legitimate programs or perform any other actions on your computer. Basically these messages will state that Windows detected some hard drive problem or it cannot find the program you requested for:
Windows detected a hard drive problem.
A hard drive error occurred while starting the application.
Windows cannot find wordpad. 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 Disk Diagnostics will scan the system to identify performance problems.
Start or Cancel
Another thing to be mentioned is tons of security notifications that will be displayed while HDD Tools is running. These messages state that your computer is badly infected and it pose risk to your private data. All this kind of messages eventually will lead to promotion of HDD Tools as the only purpose of its creators is to gain money from as many computer users as possible.
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.
Bad Sectors on hard drive or damaged file allocation table – Critical Error
Hard drive does not respond to system commands – Critical Error
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
You are strongly advised to get rid of HDD Tools as soon as you notice its activity on your computer. Run a full system scan with a reputable antispyware software and eliminate HDD Tools without any doubts or hesitations. I recommend spyhunter, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, or SuperAntiSpyware. Entering this code: 0973467457475070215340537432225 in help and support section of HDD Tools will stop majority of annoying popups and make its removal easier.
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