Aug 27

PC Repair rogue of the FakeSysDef Family

PC Repair rogue of the FakeSysDef Family, is a fake analysis and optimization application using scareware messages of having hard drive and system errors to goad the user into purchasing the rogue.

This family of rogues are part of an infection that includes an MBR (Master Boot Record) Rootkit like TDSS, and one of the TDL# designed to generate profits from search engine results hijackings even after an infected user purchases the rogue.

PC Repair GUI

Files and Locations:
%LOCAL_APPDATA%\<Random File Names>.exe

Note: %LOCAL_APPDATA% refers to:
<drive>:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Local Settings\Application Data

For Vista/Win 7 OS’s:

The Rogues of the FakeSysDef Family can be removed with manually methods, however, as this family also includes MBR Rootkit infections, it is recommend to use our Antispyware/Antivirus removal tool, VIPRE Antivirus.

You can download a free trial to remove the rogues of the rogues of the FakeSysDef family from your PC for no cost by clicking on the link below:


If you are unable to download and install our malware removal tool because this has infected your computer and is not allowing you to install the program, you can use our VIPRE Rescue Disc here:


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