What is Total Defender
Total Defender is a fake security software.
Removal of Total Defender is absolutely necessary, if you have got any trace of it on your computer. Total Defender gets itself installed on your system through some trojan like Zlob. As soon as Total Defender comes in contact with your system, it starts generating fake alarm window screens that your system is infected with many instances of malware and spyware.
Total Defender creates a sense of urgency and offers you to clean your system if you purchase the full licensed version of this software. In this process it shows false screens and tells you that your system contains some known malwar files, although your system may or may not be having them.
Total Defender sometimes shown harmless files also as spyware and malware.
We recommend you to take immediate steps for the removal of Total Defender and get rid of this nasty malware.
Technical Details of Total Defender
- Full name: Total Defender, TotalDefender
- Date Appeared: Dec. 2008
- Characteristic: Rogue security program
- URL: http://Total Defender.com
Do I need to remove Total 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 Total Defender is to install a good quality Anti-spyware Program and scan your system for any Total Defender infections.
Automatic removal of Total Defender is always good and complete as compared to any attempts to manually remove Total Defender, 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 Total Defender.
Instructions to get rid of Total Defender
If you really want to remove the Total Defender infection on your system manually then proceed as follows.
Step 1: Kill the Total Defender Processes – Learn how to do that
Step 2: Remove Total Defender files, folders and all associated Total Defender DLL files:Learn how to do that
Step 3: Uninstall Total Defender registry entries: Learn how to do that
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\“Antivirus” = “%ProgramFiles%\TotalDefender\TotalDefender.exe”