We draw your attention to the fact of appearance of new Rogue antivirus under the name of Defence center. Please be advised that, similar to lots of other malicious applications, this rogue is distributed by means of trojans secretly penetrating to your system.
As a matter of fact, such trojans have the tendency to hide themselves under the mask of some fake video codecs, legitimate software updates that are offered on infected sites or through infected documents. Through such approach users are convinced to believe that it is mandatory to install this rogue software onto their system.
As soon as Defence center in brought to your system it will start showing fake security center icon in the taskbar and will use deceptive scan results to trick you into thinking that you are infected. You will then receive numerous alerts and warnings about some terrible PC problems, such as hacker attacks, Trojans, viruses, infected applications, stolen information. Then you would get a message with persuasive offer to download and purchase full version of this rogue to remove all such infections. We seriously urge you not to follow this malicious trick – do not trust Defence center’s messages and its fake promises! It is nothing but a phishing scam, and your credit card important details may be used for further malware spreading.
In order to remove Defence center we recommend you to restart your system in safe mode with networking option.
Instruction on how to restart your computer in safe mode:
1) Click “Start” menu on your PC main screen and then shut down the system.
2) In the list of shut down options choose “Restart” and afterwards click OK.
3) While your computer restarts but in any case before Windows launches press F8 on your keyboard. On a computer that is configured for booting to several operating systems, you can press F8 when the boot menu appears.
4) Apply the arrow keys to highlight the appropriate safe mode option, and then when you choose the desired option press ENTER.
Once in safe mode with networking option you need to disable proxy server and launch msconfig application (via Start – Run). Disable all the mentioned defence center exe-files, launching from C:\Documents and settings or C:\Users folder. Afterwards you need to perform full scan with GridinSoft Trojan Killer.
To sum up the above-mentined, Defence center is definitely not a program you would like to have on your computer. If you find that your computer is infected with this virus please get rid of it as soon as possible. Please carefully follow the recommendations provided below on how to get rid of Defence center without letting it corrupt your operating system.
First of all, please be advised that GridinSoft LLC and www.trojan-Killer.com IS NOT associated, affiliated, consorted, or connected with the publishers or creators of Defence center. 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.
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Defence center manual removal guide:
Delete Defence center files:
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Network\Downloader\smmservice.exe
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\mswd\
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\mswd\Base.dat
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\mswd\db.avdb
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\mswd\DefenceCenter.exe
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Desktop\Defence Center.lnk
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Defence Center\
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Defence Center\ Defence Center .lnk
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Defence Center\Uninstall\
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Defence Center\Uninstall\Uninstall.lnk
Delete Defence center registry entries:
However, please be aware that manual removal of Defence center 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 Defence center. By choosing GridinSoft Trojan Killer for this purpose you will be able to save your time and get the required result.