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SMART HDD Rogue Removal Instructions

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The Emsisoft malware research team has discovered a new outbreak of the SMART HDD. Emsisoft Anti-Malware detects this malware as Rogue.Win32.SmartHDD.b.

SMART HDD (or S.M.A.R.T HDD) is a rogue scanner application. A rogue application tries to trick you by displaying false positive or misleading scan results report, which says that your computer has a problem, or infected with viruses or trojan, but you will not be able to fix it before you purchase.

Create new files:

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\-ch1+6T~]V&zN,
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\-ch1+6T~]V&zN,r
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\ch1+6T~]V&zN,
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\ch1+6T~]V&zN,.exe
%AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\SMART_HDD.lnk
%UserProfile%\Desktop\SMART_HDD.lnk
%UserProfile%\Desktop\SMART_HDD_License.txt
%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

Create / modify registry entries:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER|\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
ch1+6T~]V&zN, = %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\ch1+6T~]V&zN,.exe

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\
Use FormSuggest = Yes

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
WarnOnZoneCrossing = 0×00000000
WarnonBadCertRecving = 0×00000000
CertificateRevocation = 0×00000000

Screenshots:

Rogue.Win32.SmartHDD.b_1-400x331.png

Rogue.Win32.SmartHDD.b_2-400x240.png

Rogue.Win32.SmartHDD.b_3-400x175.png

To register this rogue application you can try the following serial number and enter any email:

15801587234612645205224631045976

How to remove the infection of SMART HDD(Rogue.Win32.SmartHDD.b)?

To delete this malware infection, please download and install Emsisoft Anti-Malware. Run a full scan on all drives and move all detected items to the quarantine.

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