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Threat indicator: HIGH

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Name of the threat:

Command or file name:

Threat type:

Affected OS:

Data Recovery



Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Data Recovery is one from wide spread family of fake disk defragmentation programs that became popular in last 5 months. Program has many different names with the same core - HDD Fix, Window XP/Vista/7 Restore, System Recovery and many others with similar names. Interface of all this threats look the same trying to copy well-known brands or standard defragmentation utilities.

One of the inconveniences of Data Recovery is that by changing Desktop and Wallpaper responsible keys in the registry it makes your desktop black and with no icons. And there will be no standard option to turn it back to normal. this is done to make you think something is wrong with your file system or HDD. Data Recovery also disables Taskmanager.

After performing fake HDD analysis virus will find numerous problems with your disk and file system and will offer to fix all that for some amount of money. To remove this threat you can either follow instructions on this page and download removal tool or register Data Recovery with this key:


And uninstall software from Add/Remove programs in Control Panel. Quality antivirus scan is strongly recommended after uninstalling rogue application to make sure every trace of it is removed.

Data Recovery

Data Recovery intrusion method

Data Recovery copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is random.exe. Then it creates new startup key with name Data Recovery and value random.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name random.exe or Data Recovery. Also, it can create folder with name Data Recovery under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData.

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* Removes all files created by Data Recovery.

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How to remove Data Recovery manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Data Recovery, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Data Recovery.

To get rid of Data Recovery, you should:

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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

  • random.exe
  • Data Recovery.lnk
  • Uninstall Data Recovery.lnk

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

**Trial version of Wipersoft provides detection of computer viruses for FREE. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of Wipersoft.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

  • %StartMenu%\Programs\Data Recovery\
  • %Temp%\smtmp\
  • %Temp%\smtmp\1
  • %Temp%\smtmp\1
  • %Temp%\smtmp\2
  • %Temp%\smtmp\3
  • %Temp%\smtmp\4

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key:

    Value: ShowSuperHidden
  • Key:

    Value: Hidden
  • Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download
    Value: heckExeSignatures
    Data: no
  • Key:

    Value: DisableTaskMgr
    Data: 1
  • Key:

    Value: DisableTaskMgr
    Data: 1
  • Key:

    Value: NoDesktop
    Data: 1
  • Key:

    Value: SaveZoneInformation
    Data: 1
  • Key:

    Value: LowRiskFileTypes
    Data: /{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:
  • Key:

    Value: NoChangingWallPaper
    Data: 1
  • Key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings

    Value: WarnonBadCertRecving
  • Key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings

    Value: CertificateRevocation
  • Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
    Value: Use FormSuggest
    Data: Yes

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

If Data Recovery blocks you from running security programs.

Often rogue programs like Data Recovery block you from running security programs and visiting anti-virus websites. In this case we recommend you to boot your Windows in Safe Mode with Networking. This is special mode when Windows will not load third-party services, drivers and start-up objects. However you will be able to use Internet. Just download and run suggested programs for easy Data Recovery removal is Safe Mode with Networking. To load in Safe Mode with Networking and remove Data Recovery do the following:

  • Start or restart your Windows

  • Keep pressing F8 button from the beginning of the boot

  • This will open Advanced Boot Option menu

  • In the menu choose Safe Mode with Networking (use arrows on the keyboard to navigate)

  • Wait until Windows loads

  • Download WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool scan and remove found threats.

  • Restart Windows in Normal Mode

Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov

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