How to get rid of Protect Defender

Protect Defender is a clone of SysDefenders fake antispyware tool with new design that is installed through the use of trojans that pretend to be flash plugins necessary to view certain online video.

Protect Defender
Protect Defender - rogue antispyware

ProtectDefender 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.
Protect Defender
Protect Defender - scanning

Protect Defender popup
Protect Defender fake result

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

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ProtectDefender automatical remover:

As you might have foreseen, ProtectDefender 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 ProtectDefender. In addition, if you remove ProtectDefender 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


ProtectDefender manual removal guide:

Delete ProtectDefender files:

%CommonDesktopDir%\ProtectDefender.lnk
%CommonPrograms%\ProtectDefender\1 ProtectDefender.lnk
%CommonPrograms%\ProtectDefender\2 Homepage.lnk
%CommonPrograms%\ProtectDefender\3 Uninstall.lnk
%ProgramFiles%\ProtectDefender Software\ProtectDefender\ProtectDefender.exe
%ProgramFiles%\ProtectDefender Software\ProtectDefender\uninstall.exe

Delete ProtectDefender registry entries:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ProtectDefender
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ProtectDefender
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “ProtectDefender”

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