What is DiskDoctor, How to remove Disk Doctor

Disk Doctor is a harmful program.

remove It is a malicious program, you should immediately remove it using an antivirus and antispyware program.
If that does not help, then ask us for help in the Spyware removal forum.

Disk Doctor associated files and folders:

%UserProfile%\Desktop\Disk Doctor.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Disk Doctor
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Disk Doctor\Disk Doctor.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Disk Doctor\Uninstall Disk Doctor.lnk

Disk Doctor associated registry keys and values:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | {RANDOM}

Core filename: {RANDOM}.exe
Command: %Temp%\{RANDOM}.exe
HijackThis shows Disk Doctor:

O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [{RANDOM}] %Temp%\{RANDOM}.exe

Description: Disk Doctor is a fake optimization tool. Once installed, it reports false information and displays fake alerts on the computer. The rogue program will imitate a system scan and report that your computer has some serious problems such critical errors in Windows registry, hard drive is missing or unreadable. Moreover, Disk Doctor will blocks all the legitimate and trustful applications used on your PC. In order to repair the entire system, Disk Doctor will suggest you to purchase its full version. Most important, do not purchase this fake program! If your computer is infected with DiskDoctor then follow the removal guide below to remove Disk Doctor from your computer for free using legitimate free antimalware software.

How to remove: use the Disk Doctor removal instructions or the steps below.

1. Reboot your computer in Safe mode with networking.

2. Download OTM by OldTimer from here and save to your desktop. Run OTM, copy,then paste the following text in “Paste Instructions for Items to be Moved” window (under the yellow bar):


Click the red Moveit! button. If you are asked to reboot the machine choose Yes. When the tool is finished, it will produce a report for you.

3. Download Malwarebytes Anti-malware. Install, perform a scan and let it remove what it found. Reboot afterwards (important).

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