How to remove Vista Defender 2013 virus?

Vista Defender 2013 is a striking example of fake anti-virus program that tends to attack the computers of random PC users. This software serves as a tool for making money in unfair method. Vista Defender 2013 is a virus which includes Win 7 Defender 2013 and XP Defender 2013. We must admit though that this method is illegal and the criminals should be imprisoned for their deeds. So, why is it so easy to get one’s PC infected? The virus particle is a very small, that is why it could be easily included to any archive or another item you download from the worldwide web.

At once upon penetration and installation the virus launches fake system scanners and presents the long list of allegedly detected insecure objects. It offers its commercial version as almighty solution able to effectively clean your seriously contaminated PC. Do not treat this information closely. It is a lie. Probably there are no computer threats residing on your workstation except Vista Defender 2013. As you see this program is computer virus that is not able to detect or remove real viruses. It is specifically designed to wind you round and rip you off. That`s all.

So taking these facts into consideration, we may undoubtedly say: you should take measures – start with the searching of reputable anti-virus solution to kill this hoax once and for all. And more – never use your computer without a reliable security system guarding it and be careful what sites you visit and what information you download.

Vista Defender 2013 removal instructions from GridinSoft Trojan Killer anti-virus Lab

Step 1.

Run GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
Click Win+R and type the direct link for the program’s downloading
If it does not work, download GridinSoft Trojan Killer from another uninfected machine and transfer it with the help of a flash drive.

Step 2.

Install GridinSoft Trojan Killer.
Right click – Run as administrator.

Run as administrator
Run as administrator

IMPORTANT!

Don’t uncheck the Start Trojan Killer checkbox at the end of installation!

Checkbox
Checkbox

Manual removal guide of Vista Defender 2013 virus:

Delete Vista Defender 2013 files:

  • %LocalAppData%\[rnd_2]
  • %Temp%\[rnd_2]
  • %UserProfile%\Templates\[rnd_2]
  • %CommonApplData%\[rnd_2]

Delete Vista Defender 2013 registry entries:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\ [rnd_0]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\Content Type application/x-msdownload
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\DefaultIcon
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\DefaultIcon\ %1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command\ “[rnd_1].exe” -a “%1″ %*
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command\IsolatedCommand “%1″ %*
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command\ “%1″ %*
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command\IsolatedCommand “%1″ %*
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\ Application
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\Content Type application/x-msdownload
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\DefaultIcon
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\DefaultIcon\ %1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\open
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\open\command
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\open\command\ “[rnd_1].exe” -a “%1″ %*
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\open\command\IsolatedCommand “%1″ %*
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\runas
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\runas\command
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\runas\command\ “%1″ %*
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\runas\command\IsolatedCommand “%1″ %*

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