Check Disk

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Check Disk Information
Type: Spyware
Analysis: Installs & gathers info from a PC without user permission.
Infection: By downloading freeware & shareware.
Symptoms: Changes PC settings, excessive popups & slow PC performance.
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Detection of Check Disk (Recommended)

Check Disk is difficult to detect and remove. Check Disk is not likely to be removed through a convenient "uninstall" feature. Check Disk, as well as other spyware, can re-install itself even after it appears to have been removed.

You also run the risk of damaging your computer since you're required to find and delete sensitive files in your system such as DLL files and registry keys. It is recommended you use a good spyware remover to remove Check Disk and other spyware, adware, trojans and viruses on your computer.

Run a Check Disk scan/check to successfully detect all Check Disk files with the SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool. If you wish to remove Check Disk, you can either purchase the SpyHunter spyware removal tool to remove Check Disk or follow the Check Disk manual removal method provided in the "Remedies and Prevention" section.

Method of Infection

There are many ways your computer could get infected with Check Disk. Check Disk can come bundled with shareware or other downloadable software.

Another method of distributing Check Disk involves tricking you by displaying deceptive pop-up ads that may appear as regular Windows notifications with links which look like buttons reading Yes and No. No matter which "button" that you click on, a download starts, installing Check Disk on your system. Check Disk installs on your computer through a trojan and may infect your system without your knowledge or consent.

If you think you may already be infected with Check Disk, use this SpyHunter Spyware dectection tool to detect Check Disk and other common Spyware infections. After detection of Check Disk, the next advised step is to remove Check Disk with the purchase of the SpyHunter Spyware removal tool.


Check Disk may attempt to change your computer's desktop, hijack your browser, monitor your Internet browsing activities, change system files, and can do this without your knowledge or permission. Therefore, it is strongly recommended to remove all traces of Check Disk from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

Check Disk, as well as other Spyware, are constantly evolving and becoming more advanced to avoid detection. Check Disk along with its variants can install in different locations and even when you try to uninstall it you find they reappear when you reboot your computer.

Install a good anti-spyware software

When there's a large number of traces of Spyware, for example Check Disk, that have infected a computer, the only remedy may be to automatically run a Spyware scan from a good anti-spyware software designed to detect Check Disk and other types of spyware.

Remove Check Disk manually

Another method to remove Check Disk is to manually delete Check Disk files in your system. Detect and remove the following Check Disk files:


  • %Temp%\[Random].exe


  • %Temp%\[Random].dll

Other Files

  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Check Disk\Uninstall Check Disk.lnk
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Check Disk\Check Disk.lnk
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Check Disk
  • %UserProfile%\Desktop\Check Disk.lnk
  • %Temp%\dfrg
  • %Temp%\dfrgr
  • %Temp%\[Random]

Registry Keys

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[Random].exe"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[Random]"

External links

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