Hello, have you ever used Defender Pro 2015? I don’t know how it comes to my computer, but it has been there for several days. It’s annoying and always pops up warning alerts about my computer is at high risk, and then it prompts me to purchase another advanced version of this program, so I thought it’s a scam and didn’t buy it. However, I cannot see it in the control panel. How can I uninstall it from my computer? Can you give me some tips?
Brief Introduction to Defender Pro 2015
Defender Pro 2015 is a rogue antivirus program to defraud people out of money. In addition, this program is actually a big threat to computer security. When it comes to your computer, it will configure a Windows registry key to start the program every time when you login Windows. Then it automatically runs a full scan for your computer, next it tells you that your computer has big threats and many files are compromised. That message will really scare many PC users, but those are all false. Your computer may be still in good state and has no threats. This fake Defender Pro 2015 throws fake message to scare people to convince them that their computer are infected with viruses which need to be deleted soon. So users will try to use this program to remove all threats, but next it will prompt that you need to purchase a new advanced and full version of it to removal all threats. If you purchase that full version, you still cannot remove the threats, as Defender Pro 2015 together with new full version have no virus database and no ability to prevent malware infiltration and protect your computer. And those threats displayed by this program may not exist. In fact, this fake antivirus is a malware itself, what you should do urgently is to remove it to prevent more damages on computer.
Defender Pro 2015 will create more harm to targeted computer if you cannot uninstall it soon. It infiltrates system to corrupt registry editor, start-up and task manager, it roots its files to change important setting of registry editor, start-up and task manager, which will make computer run abnormally. And it can automatically run a scan while system is booting up, but every time when it scans, it may take this opportunity to terminate some system programs that are also trying to run. And at the same time, it will insert its executable extension or files into system so that it can deeply root into system. Defender Pro 2015 malware has a bad effect on your real antivirus. It may disable or change some important files of real antivirus, so the real antivirus somehow cannot run or act abnormally. In this case, the real antivirus has lost the ability to prevent malware infiltrate and remove threats and viruses. Meanwhile, more loopholes will be created by Defender Pro 2015 virus, which will let more other threats get into system without antivirus prevention. More junks will be produced to occupy more system capacity. Some important windows system files or programs will be compromised severely and run improperly. Some important windows system files or programs will be compromised severely and run improperly. Computer may get stuck often even crash down. If those threats corrupt troubleshooting modes, it will be hard to fix your computer problem. Therefore, you’re strongly advised to eradicate this virus at once you find it on your machine.
A Screenshot of This Defender Pro 2015 Infection (Fake Antivirus Alert)
Properties of the Fake Anti-virus Spyware
-Always pops up once you boot up your computer or run a program, claiming your computer is in great risk
-Asking you to purchase a code to activate this software, so that it can help you to remove the threats in your computer
-Can modify the computer registry once it is installed into the computer
-Can prohibit legit program to run, including your anti-virus programs
-Can occupy a great usage of CPU, which slows down the performance of computer or even causes blue screen
Finding all or some of these symptoms on your computer, sorry to say that your computer is infected by Defender Pro 2015 virus. Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for manual removal guide. Also, we will provide a short removal guide below for computer literate.
Manual Removal Guide of Fake Anti-virus Program (For Computer Literate)
There is a removal guide provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.
Step 1: Try to access the Safe mode with Networking.
In order to get into this mode, you should restart your infected computer and tap F8 key constantly when computer is booting back up to get safe mode options on the screen, use arrow keys to highlight the option you want to enter then press E/Enter key. * Usually, this rogue program will be disabled from automatically starting in safe modes. Users will be able to fix the Defender Pro 2015 problem without constantly blocks from the fake AV. If you are a Windows 8 user, click here and learn how to boot up Windows 8 to safe mode.
For those computer which are XP operating systems, you will need to you choose your XP system after you choose safe mode with networking, you can press Enter directly without choosing any thing.
After loading files, you need to log in your account to get the safe mode with networking, for XP users, please choose Yes when you see the dialog.
Step 2: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to Defender Pro 2015, the name of the process of it is random.
Step 3:Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel, then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs.
Then try to find Defender Pro 2015, highlight it and choose Remove.
Step 4: Click on Start button or press Win+R, then type regedit in the box to open Registry Editor, after that, try to find
C:\Users\profile name here\AppData\
Video Guide on How to Remove Rogue Program:
YouTube Video Removal Guide:
Once Defender Pro 2015 virus is installed to your computer it will be configured to run automatically along with the operating system, and each time when you start up your computer it will pretend to be computer internet security software to run and display fake security state of your computer to scare you. It aims at cheating out of your money by recommending you to purchase its fake full version. This fake antivirus also performs destructive activities on your computer. It damages the main system files to make it be able to pop up even under troubleshooting mode such as safe mode and safe mode with networking. It damages some fatal system to slow down computer performance. What you should do promptly is to remove fake Defender Pro 2015 and install a real reputable antivirus program to protect your computer instead of a fake one.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a quite level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Defender Pro 2015 virus? Contact online experts for help now!
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on March 26, 2015 9:17 am