Memory Scan is totally fake Windows hard drive tool that commonly spread over the Internet and have evolve in various variants. Just like older released like Memory Optimizer and Smart Scan, this additional member will mimic everything, from the graphical user interface up to the method and process how it can get itself into the victims computer. As expected, Memory Optimizer virus will utilize a Trojan that is capable of sneaking into the system without being detected by installed security application. By using rootkit technology, Trojans can hide themselves and remain invincible under AV radar. Once it has penetrated the PC, Memory Optimizer will be installed without users knowledge. If installation is done, expect that several false alerts will be displayed on the computer and some of them are:
A critical error has occurred while indexing data stored on hard drive. System restart required.
The system has been restored after a critical error. Data integrity and hard drive integrity verification required.
These fake alerts are bogus, what it shows does not really exists on the system. In fact, these warning messages will be displayed on different computers as long as they got infected with Memory Scan virus. The purpose is to persuade users into obtaining the paid version of the program. Don’t become a victim of this potentially unwanted application. Remove Memory Scan as soon as a presence was detected. We have provided simple removal procedures on this page.
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Damage Level: Medium
Systems Affected: Windows 9x, 2000, XP, Vista