HDD Control is an application created by hackers which pretends to search through all the files & settings on your PC for viruses. It's whole purpose has been to look like a legitimate program, so that you will be tempted to either buy the upgrade to the virus or to leave it on your system long enough for it to steal your personal information. Please do not confuse this infection with an official piece of software from the "Ashampoo" company, as it's been designed with the same name in order to fool you. In order to get rid of HDD Control, you need to be able to get rid of all the parts of the virus from your computer, which can be done by using the steps outlined in this tutorial.
The HDD Control virus is slightly different than typical infections, in that it will install an actual piece of software onto your PC. Known as "malware" / malicious software, this program is basically like a wolf in sheep's clothing - tricking countless computer users into buying the upgrade to the application. This virus will have installed itself from the likes of a fake email attachment, rogue download or malicious website - and will now be trying to get you to buy the fake upgrade to the program by showing you fake results. You may have also noticed the virus will stop a variety of important Windows features, including the likes of Task Manager, your programs and Internet access. In order to remove HDD Control, you have to get rid of it in the most complete way possible - which can be done by removing all the parts of the program from your PC.
The way to get rid of HDD Control is to basically stop the application from loading, and then get rid of the files that allows it to run. This can be done in numerous ways, where you will either look to reboot your computer into "Safe Mode", or using an application called "rKill" to stop its processes from loading up. Stopping the virus from loading is the critical step which most people don't think about. You can't get rid of this virus by just using an anti-virus application, as since it's an actual piece of software all the anti-virus tools out there think it's legitimate.
To remove this virus, these components need to be removed:
Remove its fake filesRemove its fake directoriesRemove its fake registry settings
The best and most effective way to remove HDD Control is to use an "anti-malware" application to scan through your computer and get rid of all the damaged / infected parts of the program from it. These are tools which have been specifically created to get rid of all the files which HDD Control uses to run, removing it completely from your computer. We've found the best program to get rid of HDD Control is one called "Frontline Rogue Remover", as this application is the only one which first shows you how to stop the virus from loading, and then will get rid of it completely. To use this tool, you can download it from the Internet and then let it show you all the steps required to get rid of HDD Control.