GreatDefender removal guide

GreatDefender (a.k.a. “GreatDefender.exe“), is a clone of APCprotect. GreatDefender infect your computer as you visit some site promoting the software or click on an online scanner.

GreatDefender will show fake alerts that your computer is infected. This is a tactics to make users believe that their computers are in danger. In fact, the scans are simulated in advance, and are nothing more than the scareware for you.

GreatDefender - fake scan results
GreatDefender - fake scan results

We advise you to be careful with this GreatDefender software. Do not install it yourselves. It is extremely important to remove all the components of the GreatDefender and all the malware and trojans that it might have come bundled with.

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GreatDefender automatical remover:

As you might have foreseen, GreatDefender is not a lonely walker in the empty space. In contrary, it has multiple ties with other rogues so that complex malware removal is the best way to get rid of GreatDefender. In addition, if you remove GreatDefender automatically, you get life-time protection from malware aggression.

The screenshot above displaying all the threats that Trojan Killer found. Please note that the infections found on your computer may be different than what is shown here
The screenshot above displaying all the threats that Trojan Killer found. Please note that the infections found on your computer may be different than what is shown here


GreatDefender manual removal guide:

Delete GreatDefender files:

%CommonDesktopDir%\GreatDefender.lnk
%CommonPrograms%\GreatDefender\1 GreatDefender.lnk
%CommonPrograms%\GreatDefender\2 Homepage.lnk
%CommonPrograms%\GreatDefender\3 Uninstall.lnk
%Temp%\kdf1.tmp\nsProcess.dll
%Temp%\kdf1.tmp\time.dll
%ProgramFiles%\GreatDefender Software\GreatDefender\GreatDefender.exe
%ProgramFiles%\GreatDefender Software\GreatDefender\uninstall.exe

Delete GreatDefender registry entries:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\GreatDefender
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\GreatDefender
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “GreatDefender.exe”

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