Windows Defence Center – scam. How do I remove Windows Defence Center?
Windows Defence Center is a fake anti-spyware program which is relevant to its predecessors Windows Error Correction or Windows Debug System. This program, like previous ones, starts its harmful activity on your machine in the next: it penetrates your PC by means of trojans. It installs itself without taking into account such fact like your desire. The next step is creating an illusion that system has picked up many threats.
When the rogue program is installed, Windows Defence Center starts showing a lot of pop up ads, which misinform you that security of your computer is undermined, and they pull their slacks up to scare you about the situation of your PC. However, you should not buy this fake program. It is good for nothing – it only can steal your money and do nothing good in response.
But in truth the only one threat is in your machine and its name is Windows Defence Center. What you should do in such situation is to uninstall as soon as possible instead of wasting money for its license. Full version, which is offered of course, as they say is the the only mean which can repair your PC, should be deleted as well. If you have already obtained Windows Defence Center virus, please try to cancel charges, having contacted your credit card company and of course, uninstall Windows Defence Center without delay. Please carefully follow our removal guidelines stipulated below. It is not enough just to run the anti-virus software. Make sure to read all our preparatory instructions before running GrifinSoft Trojan Killer. Good luck to you and stay safe with us!
Windows Error Correction automatic remover:
Before downloading and running GridinSoft Trojan Killer for removal of Windows Defence Center several additional preparatory steps need to be done. This is necesary, because Windows Defence Center blocks your Internet connection, and you will not be able to run GridinSoft Trojan Killer. In order to prevent this blockage please take the following sequence of steps:
1. Make sure that your Operating System is tuned up in such a mode that hidden files and folders of your PC are viewable. The instruction on how to do it can be found here for Windows XP and here for Windows Vista/7.
2. Choose “View” tab in the window that appeared, and in the advanced settings choose the option “Show hidden files and folders”. Press OK.
3. Go to the folder %User Profile%\Application Data.
Important! Depending on the Operating System of your computer, %UserProfile% stands for C:\Documents and Settings\[Current User] for Windows XP and C:\Users\[Current User] for Windows Vista/7.
In other words, the folder that should be opened is as follows, depending on the operating system:
%SysDrive%Documents and Settings[Current User]Application Data for Windows XP
%SysDrive%Users[Current User]Application Data for Windows Vista/7.
In this folder there will be the main executable file of Windows Defence Center, having some random name.
4. Rename the above-mentioned executable file into some other name of your choice and restart your computer. Upon the system restart Windows Defence Center will no longer block your Internet browser.
5. Download the latest version of GridinSoft Trojan Killer to your infected computer, install it and run it.
The procedure for removal of Windows Defence Center is silimar to the procedure for removal of Windows Privacy Agent.See the video below:
Windows Defence Center manual removal guide:
Delete Windows Defence Center files:
Delete Windows Defence Center registry entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell “%AppData%\[random].exe”