Have you got a nasty fake anti-virus software alert popping up on your screen every time you launch the computer? Can you clean your computer by activating this XP Defender firewall alert infection to get its registered editor? Read this post and effectively uninstall this fake program with the following guide.
XP Defender Virus is determined as a malicious rogue program that is designed by cyber scammers to target unwary users’ computers during their improper web browsing activities. Usually, this fake virus spreads through network and invades Windows XP users’ computer when they visit malicious contents online. Once this rogue program encounters your computer, it installs and launches itself automatically without any control. Another similar fake anti-spyware as Win 7 Defender Firewall Alert usually invades Windows 7 users’ computers aggressively and terribly. Initially, many victims of such fake anti-virus software may not be aware that this so-called trail version of XP defender is real and registered anti-virus software. Unfortunately, the fake anti-virus software is a virus itself, any version of its products won’t help victims to clean the computer entirely. But why many victims decide to trust it at the first glance. Actually, it is because that the interface of such a rogue program looks just like licensed anti-virus software. Furthermore, this fake anti-spyware will pop up automatically on your screen and pretends to scan thoroughly the whole system. After scanned, it indicates that your computer is at great risk containing many threats. Indeed, all scanning results are just false information designed to trick unknown users to activate this fake program and purchase it aiming at regaining a clean computer. If you do pay for its registered version, you will just spend the money in vain and leave the affected computer damaged gradually. Never trust such a fake program or Purchase any of its products. Instead, take steps to eliminate the fake anti-virus software from your computer entirely before any further damages occur.
In general, this trail or even its so-called registered editor of XP Defender not only cheats for your money, but also ruins your computer to affect its performance and program functions greatly. Also, the rogue program infects your computer together with many other potential threats like malware and spyware. With such a rogue program, the targeted computer will get slow system performance and poor Internet connection and other annoying problems as well. To make your even nervous and scared, the fake anti-virus software allows remote access to your computer without any permission in the purpose of stealing your vital personal information and other sensitive information. Urgent as the situation is, you need to remove this rogue program completely at an early time.
Although this tricky virus can escape the scan of legitimate antivirus program, it also can be picked up by its symptoms.
1. Your computer will be much slower than before just like crawl which make you really upset.
2. Some malware you never saw before will be downloaded automatically after you turned on your computer.
3. You can find that your computer resources are highly consumed.
4. You will be kicked off the needed website quickly and then receive its pop up immediately.
5. Sometimes you may find that your keyboard likes dead because you can’t do anything on it.
6. In your system, you can receive some random files with a long name. However, these files not belong to you.
XP Defender virus is a very tricky fake anti-spyware designed by cyber scammers to target unwary Windows XP users’ computers without any notice or knowledge. It can automatically install itself in your computer and pops up a scan on the screen, which is similar to licensed anti-virus software. If you ever activate the rogue program, then you will be required to purchase its registered editor to clean your computer. Actually, neither the trail version nor its so-called registered version can delete the rogue program entirely, as this rogue thing is a dangerous virus itself. Once paid, you just find yourself tricked by this fake software and lose the money. Furthermore, the anti-virus program loses its functions to handle with the tricky rogue program successfully, manual removal is considered to be the best and easiest way to uninstall the rogue program completely. However, please make sure that you’ve got sufficient skills to handle with the rogue thing safely. Or any mistake may make the computer crashed unexpectedly. Thus, please consult PC professionals online specifically before taking any further step.
1. Restart your PC before windows launches, tap “F8” constantly. Choose“Safe Mode with Networking” option, and then press Enter key.
2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and stop XP Defender virus processes in the Windows Task Manager.
3. Delete associated files from your PC completely as follows:
4. Search for all related registry entries infected by XP Defender virus and wipe them out:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect” = 1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegistryTools” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 1
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\IEXPLORE.EXE\shell\open\command “(Default)” = ‘”%LocalAppData%\kdn.exe” -a “C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe”
5. Reboot the computer to normal mode when the above steps are done.
In summary: As the above mentioned, we learn that XP Defender virus is a great threat to users’ computer once encountered. There are many other fake anti-virus programs designed to fool computer users to purchase its products which are virus themselves actually. For example, XP Antivirus Plus 2013 fake alert virus is also a big scam that rips off users’ money and invades their computers terribly. Actually, all scan results displayed by this fake program are just error message and false information that tricks your money. Apart from damaging your computer, the fake virus enables cyber scammers to visit your computer remotely without any consent to gather your precious information. Even if you purchase the whole version of this rogue program, you still find it impossible to regain a clean computer environment for the rogue program is a harmful computer threat itself. Furthermore, the rogue program affects functions of your programs terribly, particularly the anti-virus software. Since anti-virus software is useless to eliminate the virus, manual removal is highly appreciated. Manual removal is a complex and risky process, so please contact YooCare PC experts 24/7 online to help you remove the fake virus from your computer completely.
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Published by David MicKinney & last updated on June 4, 2013 9:55 am