How to get rid of IronDefender fake security tool. Automatic and manual removal instructions

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We take heed to inform you of one more fake security application called IronDefender (in some cases also referred to as Iron Defender). By the way, it comes from the Wini family of rogues and was issued just recently together with SafetyGuard – another well-spread scam program. Please be advised that generally all other scams available in this group are secretly installed into computer systems by means of various Trojans.

Iron Defender fake anti-spyware
Iron Defender fake anti-spyware

In order to minimize the risk of IronDefender penetration we seriously urge you to retain from visiting unsafe and malicious Web-pages. On the other hand, some PC users may decide to install Iron Defender due to the fact that they would get really frustrated with the facts given by certain fake scanners online that would imitate checking of their system and then would tell about thousands of fake infections with a variety of malware. This trick is realized in the following manner: while browsing through various web pages a certain site may appear that in some way is connected with IronDefender. Then this site would present a pop-up ad that would state your PC has some severe security problems. If you then decide to click on this pop-up it will then forward you to a certain Web page that shows an advertisement that would claim to be an online anti-malware scanner. This advertisement will then pretend to scan your system, and when finished, state that your computer is corrupted with viruses and that you desparately need to download IronDefender to protect your computer. Thus the PC users are tricked and finally are convinced to install this malware.

One more feature of this program is that as soon as IronDefender is successfully installed onto your system it would configure itself to be launched automatically with every Windows startup. You also need to know that similar to lots of other fake security tools IronDefender claims to be fully legitimate anti-virus tool that can effectively reveal viruses that cannot be detected by any other anti-spyware tools. Iron Defender would then present numerous pop-ups, alerts and notices and would continue such fake system scan. Even though there would be a great list of viruses Iron Defender would claim to detect, you should not buy it. These scan results are just scam and you should ignore all of them. To summarize the above-mentioned, IronDefender is simply a fake tool that should be immediately uninstalled from your computer to avoid further system damage.

We, the team of GridinSoft Software Developers, therefore seriously urge you to carefully read the removal recommendations stipulated below and to permanently remove IronDefender as soon as you find it on your system. Even though IronDefender would declare that it is the only solution to remove all the scams and viruses detected, in reality it is nothing but a rogue, simply aiming to steal hard earned money from you. The best solution to perform would be to permanently and completely delete IronDefender as soon as it has been detected on a computer system. It is of utmost importance to use a trustworthy anti-spyware to protect your PC from this and the other rogues. So why don’t you use Gridinsoft Trojan Killer to permanently get rid of it?

As you see, IronDefender is not a lonely walker in the empty space. Similar to other trojans and rogue software, it has multiple links to other rogues. That’s why complex malware removal is the best way to get rid of rogue IronDefender. In addition, if you remove IronDefender automatically by using Gridinsoft Trojan Killer you get life-time protection from malware aggression.

Please be advised that GridinSoft LLC and IS NOT associated, affiliated, consorted, or connected with the publishers or creators of IronDefender. In the same manner this article should not be wrongly treated or understood in being associated in any way with the promotion or endorsement of malware. Our only intention is to provide information that would give instructions to PC users on how to detect and completely remove malware from their computers with the help of Gridinsoft Trojan Killer and/or manual removal instructions stipulated below. Thus, this article should be used for educational and informational purposes only.

IronDefender automatic remover:

    IronDefender manual removal guide:

    Delete IronDefender files:

    • %CommonPrograms%\IronDefender.lnk
    • %ProgramFiles%\FDFCA\
    • %ProgramFiles%\FDFCA\F0E84.exe
    • %ProgramFiles%\FDFCA\Uninstall.exe
    • %WinDir%\%random%.exe
    • %WinDir%\%random%.bin
    • %WinDir%\%random%.dll
    • %WinDir%\%random%.cpl
    • %SystemDir%\%random%.exe
    • %SystemDir%\%random%.bin
    • %SystemDir%\%random%.dll
    • %SystemDir%\%random%.cpl
    • %Desktop%\hash
    • %Desktop%\IronDefender.lnk
    • %TempDir%\%random%.exe

    Delete IronDefender registry entries:

    • HKCU\Software\IronDefender
    • HKLM\SOFTWARE\IronDefender
    • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\IronDefender
    • HKCU\Software “Install_Dir” = “C:\Program Files\FDFCA”
    • HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “vur4.exe”
    • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “F0E84.exe”

    However, please be aware that manual removal of IronDefender is a time-consuming undertaking. Moreover, it does not always ensure full deletion of the rogue due to the fact that certain files might be hidden or even may be restored automatically afterwards. In addition, such a manual interference might damage the PC. That’s why we strongly recommend automatic removal of IronDefender. By choosing GridinSoft Trojan Killer for this purpose you will be able to save your time and get the required result.

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