Advanced Disk Recovery Removal Process (remove AdvancedDiskRecovery)

October 11, 2018

Advanced Disk Recovery is a potentially unwanted program that may load on system automatically from the user installing a freeware app that comes bundled with other software. Upon loading, Advanced Disk Recovery is apt to start performing system scans and returning results automatically that claim to be issues or system faults that should be remedied by using the Advanced Disk Recovery program.

Those who fall for the notifications from Advanced Disk Recovery may find themselves paying for a program that doesn’t fulfil its promise of cleaning up a hard drive or fixing alleged system issues.

Due to the uncertainty of Advanced Disk Recovery and how it behaves, computer security experts deem it to be a potentially unwanted program that may be eliminated by the use of your common antispyware resource. Simply uninstalling Advanced Disk Recovery may rid a system of the program but could leave behind several associated files that may cause issues in the future.

Are you getting popups from Advanced Disk Recovery? Have you identified that you have Advanced Disk Recovery installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove Advanced Disk Recovery completely from your computer?

Why should you remove Advanced Disk Recovery?

If Advanced Disk Recovery resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that Advanced Disk Recovery may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking Advanced Disk Recovery removal process.

How can you manually remove Advanced Disk Recovery

Manual removal of Advanced Disk Recovery may not be for everyone. Each manual Advanced Disk Recovery removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic Advanced Disk Recovery removal process.

Advanced Disk Recovery can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate Advanced Disk Recovery in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find Advanced Disk Recovery, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing Advanced Disk Recovery. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process

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  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with Advanced Disk Recovery from your computer.

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with Advanced Disk Recovery, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"

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  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with Advanced Disk Recovery by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\Advanced Disk Recovery folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed Advanced Disk Recovery completely from your computer. If you find that Advanced Disk Recovery is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic Advanced Disk Recovery removal process.

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