How to Remove S.M.A.R.T Data Recovery Virus
To get rid of that you need to understand what this virus actually do. This virus is a kind of fake tool which is used for disk defragmentation. The virus enters your system and popup messages that your system is in critical condition. Later on it will also provide you a solution to purchase an antivirus. So in short it can be a kind of marketing tool used by companies to increase their product sales. You must stay aware of such. This virus comes in many versions. Like data recovery, system restore, etc. The virus when enter your system is automatically configured. It can consume large amount of your system ram and also show error that your disk has bad sector and then ask you to buy software. Do not purchase it. To stay on safer side you can start from taking backup of your important file and then going for the troubleshooting steps. Do not believe on any kind of information or offer provided by the virus. Rely on the product which you are using. You can spend some more money to buy a good internet security tool. This infection will also result in browser redirection. You will be redirected to any other website while surfing. It can spoil your existing antivirus because of which it remains undetected. Sometime it might popup fake security warnings on your screen.
There are number of tools which are available to get rid of this virus. If you do not want to go with the manual process then you can try some of this software and run scan in safe mode. That is quiet safer way. Here you do not require doing any major modification or trying to search the virus file. You can simply run the scan and the antivirus does the stuff. It is for better if you scan in safe mode. As in safe mode minimum applications run which does not affect the scanning process.
How to avoid such infection:
It is worth to add more here about steps to avoid such infection. Because many time due to our ignorance this virus gets easy access. Anyhow the market is full antivirus. You might be confused what to buy and what not. Other important factor that is required is to check, the antivirus might not consume your entire system resources. I am listing some of the basic steps that can guide you in order stay virus free. Because if such virus enter your system, your system is almost hacked. The malicious file downloads more infection and keeps on adding until your full system is not screwed up.
Windows Update: Many of you are not using Windows Update or simply turn it off. It is not recommended. Outdated software has more security bugs or vulnerability. Because of those bugs the virus maker benefits. They simply send a virus which enters via security hole created by those bugs. So keep your updates on. It is necessary that you run regular security updates and on the same hand keep your antivirus upto date. Do not avoid this stuff.
Firewall: Firewall keeps your system more security by blocking unwanted incoming connection. The antivirus also comes with a firewall. This is mostly recommended when you are in public hotspot. Virus can easily enter your system if firewall is off. A major percentage of people are only infected or face issue because of not using Firewall.
PopUps: A popup appear on your screen and you clicked. That is the place where you do mistake. When you click on it the message on screen will ask you to install some stuff like tool bar or offer you free download. Avoid that. Get a good popup blocker and increase the security level of your system. Do not allow any popup on your screen. Because wise websites do not follow such kind of practice. Upgrade your browser version whenever new updates are available.
Re: How to Remove S.M.A.R.T Data Recovery Virus
As per my experience it is not easy to get rid of those virus. I had tried many steps but still I can see those popup on my screen. The system works super slow. The last option is to format the system completely and install it from scratch. For that purpose I had created a ghost backup. I have a partition from where I just need to run the image restoration and thatís all. I do not require doing any kind of this stuff. My system with all my software is re-installed within 10 minutes. It is right that you must keep your Windows update and firewall on, so that your operating system can survive for longer time period.
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