Internet Defender rogue. How to get rid of Internet Defender fake anti-virus application

Please be serious with Internet Defender scam. Bear in mind that this is a recently developed cyber parasite elaborated for the only objective – that is to rob the users who are not aware of its actual plans. We believe that upon completion of getting acquainted with this newsletter you would come to the only right solution –to delete Internet Defender virus immediately, without delaying this worthwhile action on your agenda.


Internet Defender
Internet Defender

It is very peculiar that Internet Defender user interface is very close to that of Security Defender, another rogue application which we described in one of our previous newsletters. Please be aware of the fact that Internet Defender comes to PC via some persistent trojans or other available security leaks. This may also happen when users download some suspicious links that could have this infection, even though user does not even understand that in reality the virus is being downloaded. One thing we can assure you in – you should not be fooled by the outward design of Internet Defender rogue anti-virus program. The fact is that it is not able at all of maintaining security of your Internet surfing, even though it bravely states to be able to offer this defense. Neither is it able to delete all the infections identified after all fictitious scanning procedures initiated on the regular basis. The main trick of this program called Internet Defender with you is to make you believe it is the only remedy and the excellent answer for removal of all detected threats and viruses on your workstation. Thus the offer subsequently appears in front of the infected PC for users to purchase the registered version of this scam. Be not fooled like that by Internet Defender scareware. Do not believe into its fake promises and take all the necessary steps for elimination of Internet Defender from your PC.

In order to uninstall Internet Defender it is of crucial importance to get aid from a decent anti-virus tool, a software that is able of completing the removal assignment. We have developed the below-mentioned removal guidelines which we believe will be helpful to you for removal of this scareware called Internet Defender from your system. The guidelines have both automatic and manual advises. Whatever alternative you choose, make sure not to postpone the removal of Internet Defender, since it is a typical fake tool that must not be trusted or kept.

Internet Defender automatic remover:

1. Download the following application from this link and run it on your infected computer: http://trojan-killer.net/download/iexplore.exe
2. Download the latest version of GridinSoft Trojan Killer to clear (not infected) computer and install it.

3. Update the virus database.
4. Copy the entire folder “GridinSoft Trojan Killer” to your jump drive (memory stick). Normally it is located at the following path: (C:\Program Files\GridinSoft Trojan Killer). “C” stands for the system disk of your computer. The name of the system disk, however, can be marked with another letter.
5. Open your jump drive (memory stick). Find the folder “GridinSoft Trojan Killer” there. Open it , find the file under the name “trojankiller.exe” and rename it to “iexplore.exe”.
6. Move memory stick to infected PC, open “GridinSoft Trojan Killer” folder and run iexplore.exe. Optional: copy the folder “GridinSoft Trojan Killer” from your jump drive to some other folder created on your PC and run “iexplore.exe”.

Internet Defender manual removal guide:

Delete Internet Defender files:
%ProgramFiles%\Internet Defender
%ProgramFiles%\Internet Defender\Internet Defender.dll
%AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Internet Defender.lnk
%Desktop%\Internet Defender.lnk
%TempDir%\[random].dll

Delete Internet Defender registry entries:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{56a10a26-dc02-40f1-a4da-8fa92d06b357}

3 thoughts on “Internet Defender rogue. How to get rid of Internet Defender fake anti-virus application

  1. Hola:
    Los programas recomendados ya los baje pero no entiendo las intrucciones son bastante complicadas ¿Habrá una manera mas sencilla de desintalar el Internet Defender?
    ¿Podrían mostrar en imagenes (o video)cómo se hace?

  2. I’ve manually deleted the above mentioned files and registries, but Internet Defender is still on my computer. How do I remove this program?

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