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.

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How to Uninstall Protect Defender scam

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 ProcessesLearn how to do that

ProtectDefender.exe
Uninstall.exe

Step 2: Remove Protect Defender files, folders and all associated Protect Defender DLL files:Learn how to do that

10492zacktool650.dll

%UserProfile%\Desktop\ProtectDefender.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\ProtectDefender.lnk
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
c:\WINDOWS\10492zacktool650.dll
c:\WINDOWS\1059zwo5m236.ocx
c:\WINDOWS\10980haczt9ol3e5.bin
c:\WINDOWS\system32\3328downlo5dez11979.bin
c:\WINDOWS\system32\339zbackdoor1975.bin
c:\WINDOWS\system32\3499zir5s6ef.ocx

Step 3: Uninstall Protect Defender registry entries: Learn how to do that

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ProtectDefender
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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