Saturday, July 28, 2012

WinDefence Fake Security Program Virus Removal Guide

WinDefence is a rogue security program designed by web fraudsters with no good intensions. Once it penetrates into your system, it will disable all security programs and create a series damages. First and foremost, WinDefence will scare you that your computer is seriously infected with many security threats and persuade you to buy licence key to remove them. Actually those threats don’t exist at all. It is just fraudsters’ tactic to rip off innocent people.

WinDefence will block Task Manager and other legit programs. WinDefence is configured to automatically start up at boot. Icons on desktop or in “Start” menu might be hidden. WinDefence will download and install malware on your compromised computer. You need to remove it manually as soon as possible.

 WinDefence Malicious Activities:

WinDefence is a corrupt Anti-Spyware program
WinDefence may spread via Trojans
WinDefence may display fake security messages
WinDefence may install additional spyware to your computer
WinDefence may repair its files, spread or update by itself

Can I use Anti-virus software to remove WinDefence for good?

Even though you have the top antivirus program installed, WinDefence still cannot be kicked out. It is not omnipotent as viruses can be updated or created in real time. It takes time for anti-virus software to make solutions for the latest viruses. In such circumstance, manual removal is absolutely required.

How to Remove WinDefence Manually?

Step1. Restart your computer in safe mode with Networking (Restart your computer. -> As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, tap “F8″ key constantly. ->Use the arrow keys to highlight the “Safe Mode with Networking” option, ->and then press ENTER.)

Step2. Show hidden files and folders:
Click Start button -> Control Panel -> Appearance and Personalization, and then click Folder Options -> Click the View tab, under Advanced settings, do one of the following:
        To hide file extensions, select the Hide extensions for known file types check box, and then click OK.
        To display file extensions, clear the Hide extensions for known file types check box, and then click OK.

Step3. Open Registry Editor and delete WinDefence related entries from there (Click “Start” tab on the left bottom of your desktop and then choose “Run”, type “regedit” in the Run box and click “Ok”)

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “”

Step4. Delete WinDefence related files:

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe

Please be aware that you need to be very prudent during the whole removal process, because any inaccurate operation may result in data loss or even system crash. If you don’t have a clear mind on how to remove WinDefence, you just need click here and get help from Tee Support 24/7 online computer experts

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