‘Windows – Read error’ fake alert

Windows – Read error’ is a misleading notification presented by System Repair virus. The peculiarity of this fake alert is that it is presented several times, at least 21 or even more. And, of course, there are many other misleading alerts that are given by the fake system optimization utility. All of them pursue the only goal – to make users really scared about the condition of their PC and to prompt them into buying the fake license of the bogus HDD tool.

Windows - Read error

The worst part about System Repair is not its fake alerts. What’s more scary is the issue of hidden and missing files, and this is the direct consequence of the malicious activity of this hoax on your workstation. As we’ve said, there are a lot of other really scary notices displayed by this rogue, and ‘Windows – Read error’ is just one of them. Here is the exact text that we were able to retrieve from it:

Summarizing the above-mentioned information, you should ignore all fake alerts displayed by System Repair Trojan. Don’t worry about your files and other important data that was hidden by it. Finally, please remove this scam from your system as soon as possible! The guide below will explain to you how to do it and how to restore your documents that were hidden by this scareware.

Text of scary fake HDD’s alert:

Windows – Read error
Exception Processing Message 0xC0000029 Parameters 0x7C800023 0x000000BE 0x7C800784 0x7C8002E1

In order to delete System Repair rogue from your workstation it is strongly advised that you first run GridinSoft Trojan Killer. Use Win + E” hotkey to open “My Computer”. In the address field you may insert the address of GridinSoft Trojan Killer’s site https://trojan-killer.net and download our recommended malware removal tool. Install and update it, run the scan and delete all threats it finds by pressing “Remove selected” button. Then download two extra free tools called Unhider.exe and Restore.exe. Run both of them and reboot your PC. Good luck! The download links are as follows:

System Repair detailed removal guide:


Removal video at YouTube:

System Repair manual remover:

Delete System Repair files:
%AppData%MicrosoftInternet ExplorerQuick LaunchSystem_Repair.lnk
%Programs%System RepairSystem Repair.lnk
%Programs%System RepairUninstall System Repair.lnk

Delete System Repair registry entries:

HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun[rnd_0].exe %CommonAppData%[rnd_0].exe
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionpoliciessystemDisableTaskMgr 0

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