Smart HDD Malware Removal Tool
Spreading: Medium
Damage: Medium
Release date: December 13, 2010
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Smart HDD is a fake system tool that displays fraudulent error codes of your system and hard drive. This notorious program is in fact a scam which aims at extorting victims by frequently popping up emergent, yet fake warning messages of your system, like hard drive boot sector reading error message. It’s infamous for Smart HDD to lure victims into activating the malware to fix such system errors. Don’t fall for this scam!

Removal Instruction:

Download below SMART HDD removal tools to thoroughly remove the malware.


Note: Boot your computer into Safe Mode with Networking to carry out the removal, or download and transfer the removal tools from a disinfected PC to the infected one via CD/DVD, USB flash drive, or external drive provided circumstance permits, since SMART HDD is designed with the ability to block you from downloading files online in normal mode.

Remove Description:

To completely remove SMART HDD, you need to do the followings:

Step 1: Double-click on the SMART HDD Killer to terminate the rogueware. You will receive below screenshot:

Note: Please rename the file name: smart-hdd-rogue-killer.exe as explorer.exe in case of the killer is blocked from running.

Step 2: Install and run Anvi Smart Defender to full scan the infected system to erase all remnants of SMART HDD.
See the detailed removal instruction here.





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