What is erhddchk.exe and how to fix erhddchk.exe ?

What is erhddchk.exe file ?


Most antivirus programs identify erhddchk.exe as malware—e.g. Sophos identifies it as Mal/Generic-S, and Avast identifies it as Win32:Dropper-gen [Drp].

Follow steps bellow to try fix the problem with erhddchk.exe

1. Use cleanmgr

To run the command cleanmgr :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box , followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command cleanmgr and press Enter.

2. Use sfc /scannow

To run the command sfc /scannow :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command sfc /scannow and press Enter.

3. uninstalling programs :

To uninstall unnecessary programs :
Open the Start menu (Press Windows key + X) .
Click the first menu item Programs and Features.
Search unnecessary programs in the list of installed programs, .
Click the software you want to uninstall.

4. using msconfig

To run the command msconfig :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command msconfig and press Enter.

5. Automatic Update

To run the command wuauclt /ShowWindowsUpdate:
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command wuauclt /ShowWindowsUpdate and press Enter.

6. Use resmon command

To run the command resmon :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command resmon and press Enter.

7. use DISM.exe

To run the command DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth and press Enter.


erhddchk.exe descriptions


Erhddchk.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Erhddchk.exe is located in the C:WindowsSystem32 folder.;The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 47,104 bytes.;There is no description of the program. The erhddchk.exe file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program has no visible window. Erhddchk.exe is not a Windows system file.;erhddchk.exe appears to be a compressed file.;Therefore the technical security rating is 72% dangerous.