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Monday, December 31, 2012

How to Remove Win7 Defender

You may think that Win7 Defender can protect your computers against different kinds of threats like malware, spyware, worm, etc. You are wrong, Win 7 Defender, although it looks and acts like a genuine antivirus program, it is rogue security software being installed by Trojan FakeRean. For cheating and gaining profile from computer uses, this trojan chooses randomly names as follows: Win 7 Security, Win 7 Defender, Win 7 Defender Pro, Total Win 7 Security, Win 7 Smart Security 2010, Win 7 Internet Security, Win 7 Security Tool, Win 7 Antimalware, Antispyware Win 7. If you want to learn more about Win7 Defender or the removal steps,just read the following post.

Learn More About Win7 Defender

Win7 Defender is rogue security software, it disguises as real antivirus program, antispyware or registry cleaners. What is the main behavior of this virus? By fake scanning and listing lots of alters to scare and convince user to buy full version software for getting rid of all the listed threats, which is also the main sales tactic. All the alerts are fake, what they want is money. They will run with your money, leaving your issue unsolved. Besides, by altering your registry entries, it can launch automatically whenever you start Windows. Then, it runs fake system scans and lists various computer threats. It is recommended that you should pay for the latest version for solving the issues. Do not take in, you should delete it immediately once you find it.

Possible Damage Will Cause By Win7 Defender?

*fake system scans
*blood of fake alerts
*stop you from running any other security programs
*adds other computer threats like malware, Trojan, adware, etc.
*gain difficulty to delete

Removal Guides of Win7 Defender

Step 1. Get into the Safe Mode with Networking

Reboot your computer. As the computer is booting but before Windows launches, tap the “F8 key” continuously which should bring up the “Windows Advanced Options Menu” as shown below. Use your arrow keys to highlight “Safe Mode with Networking” option and press Enter key.

Step 2. Open Windows Task Manager and close all running processes.

Use CTRL+ALT+DEL combination to open Task Manager

Please stop all the following processes.

Step 3. Delete all related files and registry values in your local hard disk C.

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll
%AllUsersProfile%\ Application Data\.exe
Registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\[random]
HKEY_USERS\.DEFUALT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\[random]

Step 4. Get rid of Win7 Defender with automatic way

1) Click the following red icon to install Spyhunter.
2) Install Spyhunter Step by Step:


3) Execute a full scan with SpyHunter and remove all detected threats.

4) Remove associated programs.

Although manual method can remove Win 7 Defender, the manual removal process is a bit risky and complicated. It is not worthy of taking risk of losing some important information. And to ensure with the safety and thoroughness, you can download Anti-Malware program SpyHunter to prevent your computer from more serious effect.

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