Do you know what Error Repair Professional is?
With all the online threats facing healthy PCs today it has become increasingly more difficult for users to distinguish between genuine and fake defragmenters like Error Repair Professional. This rogue defragger was designed with the express intention of ripping PC owners off, while not benefiting them in the least. It pretends to be able to scan the PC for errors but will only fix these supposed errors once the user pays for an Error Repair Professional license.
Error Repair Professional is distributed through Trojans like Zlob and Vundo. These Trojans are distributed via malicious browser hijacking websites using drive-by download tactics. The executable file that carries the Error Repair Professional infection is called ErrorRepairProfessional.exe and will execute the moment it lands on the PC. The executable file’s size is 1.22MB. Error Repair Professional also operates under the following aliases across the web:
Once this rogue manages to ingrain itself in the system it will start its attack by initiating a fake system scan. This fake scan will start every time the user logs on to Windows. Once the scan concludes it will inform the user that there are many errors on the system which will be fixed once the user pays for Error Repair Professional.
Other symptoms will continue to plague the system like increased erratic behavior and poor system performance. Users have also complained about being unable to launch applications on the infected system and blocked Internet connections.
When all is said and done you need to destroy Error Repair Professional with the help of a legitimate and powerful security tool. This will not only erase Error Repair Professional but also protect you against similar attacks in future.
In non techie terms:
Error Repair Professional is a fake defragmenter unable to live up to any of its promises. Get rid of Error Repair Professional and take back control of what is rightfully yours.