What is Windows Defender 2010
Windows Defender 2010 is a scam. It tries to take the advantage of the name of Windows Defender, the built-in antispyware tool in the Windows Operating system of Microsoft. But remember both of them are totally different.
While Windows Defender is a freeware built-in within the operating system, while Windows Defender 2010 tries to sell its full licensed version to the unsuspecting poor computer users.
Please do not take any step like purchasing Windows Defender 2010. It will not do any good for the protection of your computer. You can try following steps if you want to remove and get rid of Windows Defender 2010.
Technical Details of Windows Defender 2010
- Full name: Windows Defender 2010, WindowsDefender 2010
- Date Appeared: Jan. 2010
- Characteristic: Rogue security program
- URL: http://Windows Defender 2010.com
Do I need to remove Windows Defender 2010
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 Windows Defender 2010 is to install a good quality Anti-spyware Program and scan your system for any infections.
Automatic removal of Windows Defender 2010 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 Windows Defender 2010.
Instructions to get rid of Windows Defender 2010
If you really want to remove the Windows Defender 2010 infection on your system manually then proceed as follows.
Step 1: Kill the Windows Defender 2010 Processes – Learn how to do that
Step 2: Remove Windows Defender 2010 files, folders and all associated Windows Defender 2010 DLL files:Learn how to do that
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Desktop\Windows Defender 2010.lnk
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Defender 2010
Step 3: Uninstall Windows Defender 2010 registry entries: Learn how to do that
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Windows Defender 2010
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Windows Defender 2010
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Windows Defender 2010”