Win 7 Smart Defender Pro keeps popping up on your computer and blocking all sites you want? You cannot uninstall it because it’s not in Control Panel? Is it fake or legitimate? How to stop the crazy popups and completely get rid of this virus without coming back?
Win 7 Smart Defender Pro is a rogue anti-spyware which spreads via Trojans and brings about additional threats into the infected computer. It cheats you by displaying fake security warning and then it makes you think there are numerous viruses in your computer. And this program provides many fake anti-virus features which are used to encourage victims to purchase its full version before they realize that it is just a virus that can’t detect or remove viruses or any other form of malware.
Even though this program has a convincing appearance that claims to offer defense against viruses, spyware and other types of malicious software, in reality, it is a rogue program designed to scam your money and doesn’t have the ability to detect or remove any kind of PC threat. It usually filtrates your computer by way of Trojans penetrating security vulnerabilities. Once access, it is capable of bombarding your system with fake security alerts and exaggerated fabricated infection results. Do not be fooled, once the payment is made, the user will only get a firsthand experience of how this software does not do anything to get rid of the threats. This damaging program is extremely destructive and it protects itself from deletion by blocking all important security related programs. Thus, it is suggested users to remove Win 7 Smart Defender Pro malware manually.
All of them have the same appearance:
It blocks task manager and registry editor to prevent users from removing it manually.
It may cause browser redirection or even disable internet access as a result.
It uses Trojans to infiltrate your computer and will start its attack automatically each time you log in Windows.
It displays lots of false positives with annoying pop ups that you couldn’t stop it.
It occupies much of your CPU and opens up new gateways for other malware.
We kindly remind you that system restore is not a wise choice to remove such rogue program. Many computer users found that after they did a system restore, things are going to be worse. Not only did the computers freeze, but also lose their precious data. Furthermore, the virus may be still in the computer and made chaos secretly. Hence, it is recommended that using the manual approach below to get rid of Win 7 Smart Defender Pro as soon as possible.
1. Reboot your computer to safe mode with networking. As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, tap “F8” key constantly.
2. Show hidden files and folders.
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
3. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries and then delete all.
Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
a. Press the “Start” button and then choose the option “Run”. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\
Win 7 Smart Defender Pro Virus can be one of the most dangerous fake programs, once it is installed to your computer, your computer will be in a serious place. Many victims regarded it as the real anti-virus program and followed its fake instructions to pay for this hoax. Eventually, they lost their money. If you scan your computer by this fake anti-virus program, you will see a lot of fake virus warnings or system bugs created by this program. If you choose to believe this fake program and activate it, you will become one of the victims. This virus will start to download viruses and Trojans from the infected website when you activate this program, it even can bring malware to your infected computer. And such malicious rogue program will track your actions online and steal your personal information such as account number and password then send it to the virus maker. This is a big virus that you can not trust it at all. When your computer is infected by this virus, do not fooled by this fake program. Never activate it, or your computer will face a further damage. Next time when you see it on your computer, do not just let it be, please remove it completely from your infected computer.
Published by & last updated on March 4, 2013 1:56 pm