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Microsoft Security Intelligence
Published Dec 21, 2010 | Updated Sep 15, 2017


Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

Aliases: HDD Doctor (other)


Trojan:Win32/FakeHadoc is a trojan that displays fabricated reports of disk errors in order to entice the user to pay to register the program. The trojan persistently terminates numerous processes such as Windows Registry Editor, Internet Explorer, Windows Task Manager and other utilities and applications.
To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may be installed on your computer, run a full-system scan with an appropriate, up-to-date, security solution. The following Microsoft products will detect and remove this threat:
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