What is ProtectDefender
Protect Defender, also known as ProtectDefender, is yet another rogue security software to hit the Internet users in the first quarter of this year. Protect Defender takes the help of some vulnerabilities and malware present in your computer to slip in its traces in your computer.
These traces bombard you with lots of fake warning screens and alarm messages to convince you that your computer is an infected lot and you need to purchase its licensed version to clean your computer.
Please do not fall pre to its nasty tactics. You can take the help of following steps for the removal of Protect Defender.
Technical Details of Protect Defender
- Full name: ProtectDefender, Protect Defender
- Date Appeared: Jan. 2010
- Characteristic: Rogue security program
- URL: http://Protect Defender.com
Do I need to remove Protect Defender
You can yourself search your computer manually, but it is not recommended unless you are a tech-geek. To save time and effort, we recommend you to download a FREE Scanner.
The best way for the removal of Protect Defender is to install a good quality Anti-spyware Program and scan your system for any infections.
Automatic removal of Protect Defender is always good and complete as compared to any attempts to manually remove it, which may sometime lead to erroneous results. If you are not completely aware of all the files and registry entries used by this rogue anti-spyware, then we do not recommend you to attempt for the manual removal of Protect Defender.
Instructions to get rid of Protect Defender
If you really want to remove the Protect Defender infection on your system manually then proceed as follows.
Step 1: Kill the Protect Defender Processes – Learn how to do that
Step 2: Remove Protect Defender files, folders and all associated Protect Defender DLL files:Learn how to do that
c:\Program Files\ProtectDefender Software
c:\Program Files\ProtectDefender Software\ProtectDefender
c:\Program Files\ProtectDefender Software\ProtectDefender\ProtectDefender.exe
c:\Program Files\ProtectDefender Software\ProtectDefender\Uninstall.exe
Step 3: Uninstall Protect Defender registry entries: Learn how to do that