Does fake File Repair virus keep popping up on your screen and it won’t be gone completely although you have tried various antivirus and anti-spyware software to remove the fake File Repair? After reading this article, you can have a good knowledge of the fake File Repair virus and then follow the step-by-step guide here to safely and completely remove fake File Repair virus. If you have any problem or question during the whole removal process, please contact Tee Support agents 24/7 online for more detailed instructions.

Fake File Repair Description

Fake File Repair is not a real windows system and file defragmenter application. The computer hackers who produce the fake File Repair virus rest their hope on fake File Repair scam to gain illegal incomes. When you pay a visit to a website which contains malicious code of fake File Repair, you will be infected immediately. Once the fake File Repair virus infiltrates into your computer, it will pop up a fake system scanner to do a full scan to your computer and then report system errors and security threats which you don’t have for real. Later, the fake File Repair will mislead you to make the payment for its registered version so that it will help you completely “fix” all problems that the trial version of fake File Repair “found out” for you. We know this is a scam because when we test the fake File Repair on a brand new PC, this rogue still reports same results like what it did on an old computer. For the above reasons, it is an obvious smart choice to remove the fake File Repair immediately once it appears on your screen.

How do I know I am infected with fake File Repair virus?

Except the File Repair window which continually pops up on your screen, you will receive the following similar messages:

Hard Drive Failure
The system has detected a problem with one or more installed IDE / SATA hard disks. It is recommended that you restart the system.

System Error
An error occurred while reading system files. Run a system diagnostic utility to check your hard disk drive for errors.

Critical Error
Hard drive critical error. Run a system diagnostic utility to check your hard disk drive for errors. Windows can’t find hard disk space. Hard drive error.

Fix Disk
System Repair Diagnostics will scan the system to identify performance problems.
Start or Cancel

File Repair Diagnostics
Windows detected a hard disk error.
A problem with the hard drive sectors has been detected. It is recommended to download the following certified software to fix the detected hard drive problems. Do you want to download recommended software?

How to Remove Fake File Repair Virus Step by Step in an Efficient Way?

Many computer users would subconsciously think of the existing anti-virus program or even open their purse to get one, but finally they failed to achieve their desired results with frustration. In reality, regarding various anti-virus applications, there is no perfect anti-virus program that can solve everything because many viruses are created each day and it takes time for anti-virus software to make solutions for the latest viruses. On the other hand, fake File Repair virus is changing its name and adding new characteristics all the time, so it can’t be detected by any antivirus completely or it can even disable the antivirus software. And that’s why so many people come to us for manual removal support 24/7 online. Now you can try to search for and delete the virus processes, DLL, relevant files and then registry values as follows.

Step one: Launch the Task Manager by pressing keys “CTRL + Shift + ESC”, search for fake File Repair processes and right-click to end them.

File Repair.exe
[file name of the sample #1]

How to stop fake File Repair related processes

Step two: Click on the “Start” menu and then click on the “Search programs and files” box, Search for and delete these files created by fake File Repair:

%LocalAppData%\
%LocalAppData%\.exe
%LocalAppData%\~
%LocalAppData%\~
%StartMenu%\Programs\File Repair\
%StartMenu%\Programs\File Repair\File Repair.lnk
%StartMenu%\Programs\File Repair\Uninstall File Repair.lnk
%Temp%\smtmp\1
%Temp%\smtmp\1
%Temp%\smtmp\2
%Temp%\javaw.exe
%UserProfile%\DesktopFile Repair.lnk

Step three: Open Registry Editor by navigating to “Start” Menu, type “Regedit” into the box and click “OK” to proceed. When Registry Editor is open, search and get rid of the following registry entries:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Use FormSuggest" = 'Yes'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "CertificateRevocation" = '0'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "WarnonBadCertRecving" = '0'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ActiveDesktop "NoChangingWallPaper" = '1'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations "LowRiskFileTypes" = '/{hq:/s`s:/ogn:/uyu:/dyd:/c`u:/bnl:/ble:/sdf:/lrh:/iul:/iulm:/fhg:/clq:/kqf:/`wh:/lqf:/lqdf:/lnw:/lq2:/l2t:/v`w:/rbs:'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments "SaveZoneInformation" = '1'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer "NoDesktop" = '1'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System "DisableTaskMgr" = '1'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ".exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ""
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system "DisableTaskMgr" = '1'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download "CheckExeSignatures" = 'no'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced "Hidden" = '0'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced "ShowSuperHidden" = '0'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ComDlg32\LastVisitedMRU "MRUList"

Read more how to delete fake File Repair registry entries

Attention: The manual removal of fake File Repair is a process of high complexity and should be performed with extreme caution, or inaccurate operation often results in loss of precious data even system crash. Therefore, if you’re not familiar with that, it is suggested that you back up Windows registry first before carrying out the approach, or better Get help from an Online Computer Expert here. Then your issue can be fixed directly and effectively.

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