We take heed to warn you of a new scareware AV Defender 2011 that has recently appeared in the World Wide Web. You need to be aware that it can also be distributed under the name of AVDefender 2011. Even though it has very nice sophisticated design it only claims to be a reliable security tool. You can catch this scareware very simply but then you may have many problems when it comes to its elimination.
Once AVDefender 2011 gets planted onto your computer it starts to initiate the set of false security system alerts, claiming that the PC is corrupted with various viruses. These tricks are simply to convince you that you have real problems with your system. Nothing but AVDefender2011 is then recommended to be purchased for virus removal though in reality this is the only program that needs to be eliminated.
The easiest way to get AV Defender 2011 brought to the system is via certain websites reported as malware spreaders that promote this program as a powerful security utility and then even offer its free version. On the other hand, similar to lots of other applications, AVDefender 2011 can be also installed through some hidden Trojans that are bundled with some applications that you might want to download – files, video codecs, etc. It also uses security vulnerabilities and firewall flaws to be thus distributed. This causes great possibility of AVDefender 2011 interference to your system. As soon as it is brought to the PC without your instruction, this malware starts to create several corrupt files and several new Registry entries in the system. Consequently, AVDefender 2011 appears with every Windows startup. Please be advised that normally AVDefender 2011 initiates some false security scanner that would report same false results of supposed infections in the system as soon as the “scan” is completed. You need to be aware that AV Defender 2011, just like lots of other malware programs, initiates lots of fake popup warnings and really irritates users due to browser redirections.
If AVDefender 2011 was detected on your system we strongly advice you to immediately delete this hazardous application. Use a trusted anti-spyware program or at least the below-mentioned manual removal instructions and get rid of AV Defender 2011. While carrying out removal of AV Defender 2011 you might need to restart your system in Safe Mode due to the fact that AV Defender 2011 normally tries to prevent users from using trusted and reliable antivirus software.
Instruction how to restart computer in safe mode:
1. You should print these instructions before continuing. They will not be available after you shut your computer down in second step.
2. Click Start and then click Shut Down.
3. In the drop-down list of the Shut Down Windows dialog box, click Restart, and then click OK.
4. As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, press F8.
On a computer that is configured for booting to multiple operating systems, you can press F8 when the boot menu appears.
5. Use the arrow keys to highlight the appropriate safe mode option, and then press ENTER.
As soon as you are in safe mode proceed with the removal of AV Defender 2011. Please carefully read our instructions stipulated below.
We therefore seriously urge you not to purchase AV Defender 2011 and not to believe in its faulty promises. Even though AV Defender 2011 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 AV Defender 2011 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, AV Defender 2011 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 AV Defender 2010. In addition, if you remove AV Defender 2011 automatically by using Gridinsoft Trojan Killer you get life-time protection from malware aggression.
Please be advised that GridinSoft LLC and www.trojan-Killer.com IS NOT associated, affiliated, consorted, or connected with the publishers or creators of AV Defender 2011. 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.
AV Defender 2011 automatic remover:
No doubt, AV Defender 2011 was initially designed to scare users and convince them to purchase it by making it seem as if your PC is indeed infected. Needless to mention, you should not purchase this program, and if you have already done so, you should immediately take the measures to remove it from your PC to prevent from further spreading of its hazardous activity. To remove this infection and any other similar malware, please be so kind to attentively read and follow the advises stipulated below.
1. Download the latest version of GridinSoft Trojan Killer to clear (not infected) computer and install it.
2. Update the virus database.
3. 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.
4. 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”.
5. 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”.
AV Defender 2011 manual removal guide:
Delete AV Defender 2011 files:
However, please be aware that manual removal of AV Defender 2011 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 AV Defender 2011. By choosing GridinSoft Trojan Killer for this purpose you will be able to save your time and get the required result.