HDD Doctor

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HDD Doctor Information
Type:   Spyware
  Installs & gathers info from a PC without user permission.
  By downloading freeware & shareware programs.
  Changes PC settings, excessive popups
& slow PC performance.
Detection:   Download SpyHunter's Spyware Scanner.
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To check your computer for HDD Doctor, download SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool.

SpyHunter spyware detection tool is only a scanner meant to assist you in detecting HDD Doctor and other threats. If you detect the presence of HDD Doctor on your PC, you have the opportunity to purchase the SpyHunter removal tool to remove any traces of HDD Doctor.


Detection of HDD Doctor (Recommended)

HDD Doctor is difficult to detect and remove. HDD Doctor is not likely to be removed through a convenient "uninstall" feature. HDD Doctor, 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 HDD Doctor and other spyware, adware, trojans and viruses on your computer.

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

Method of Infection

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

Another method of distributing HDD Doctor 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 HDD Doctor on your system. HDD Doctor 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 HDD Doctor, use this SpyHunter Spyware dectection tool to detect HDD Doctor and other common Spyware infections. After detection of HDD Doctor, the next advised step is to remove HDD Doctor with the purchase of the SpyHunter Spyware removal tool.


HDD Doctor 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 HDD Doctor from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

HDD Doctor, as well as other Spyware, are constantly evolving and becoming more advanced to avoid detection. HDD Doctor 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 HDD Doctor, 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 HDD Doctor and other types of spyware.

Remove HDD Doctor manually

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

Known Variants

VirusBurst is a re-branded variant of other well-known rogue anti-spyware programs, including SpywareQuake, SpyFalcon, SpywareStrike, SpySheriff, SpyHeal and many other pseudonyms.

External links

PC Infected

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