Is win7 defender a virus? If win7 defender is a virus, what is win 7 defender activation code? My laptop is infected with fake-antivirus win 7 defender , if i click on explorer or chrome there’s a pop up saying “win7 defender firewall alert” which blocks me to open internet, how to get rid of Win 7 defender virus when cant access internet? Win 7 defender blocks internet, do i need to purchase the thing to get Win7 defender Reg Key? Any suggestions?

What is Win7 Defender Firewall Alert?

Win7 Defender Firewall Alert is a fake antispyware application that can be labelled as a scare-ware because it is designed to scare PC users that their computers have been infected by several dangerous threats, Trojans and viruses. It is the variant of XP Defender Firewall Alert and Vista Defender Firewall Alert. May be there is Win 8 Defender Firewall Alert. These threats and notifications are falsely generated to scare and defraud the PC user. Once Win7 Defender Firewall Alert sneaks into a computer it would prevent many executable programs from running. As soon as you try to run such programs it would block them and alert you that the programs have been blocked because they were detected to be infected with malicious programs. The fake application will also continue to generate fake notifications and alerts of threats and viruses that it has detected.

Win7 Defender Firewall Alert is labelled as a Braviax program that is designed to swindle unsuspecting people. It does this by scaring PC users into believing that their PC is facing serious virus and malicious threats and prompts them to remove these threats. As soon as the PC user tries to remove the threats they are prompted to purchase the licensed version of the program, the win 7 defender activation code. Don’t trust the system security alert as it is a scam, just get rid of Win7 Defender virus from your computer ASAP.

To save your computer, Live Chat with YooSecurity Expert Now. You can follow the manual removal guide below to get your problem fixed. (For advanced computer users)

Win 7 Defender Activate Now Screenshot

Win 7 Defender Firewall Alert Screenshot

How Did Win 7 Defender Firewall Alert Attack Your Computer And Block The Internet?

Win7 Defender Firewall Alert is distributed using Trojans bundled up with freeware content such as spam email attachments, software updates, video and audio codecs and other shareware from affected websites. Once they successfully sneak into a system, they begin to alter and change some of the computer settings and registry values.

The computer setting is altered so that the Win7 Defender Firewall Alert application begins to function at the next system’s reboot. Once activated, the fake application would begin to generate fake notifications and also disrupt access to several executable programs.  The aim of the threats and notifications is to scare the PC user to part with their money to pay for a fake licensed version.

How to remove Win7 Defender Firewall Alert Manually?

Win7 Defender Firewall Alert is a rogue security cool that no one installs, but that sneaks into your system and continue to annoy you with fake notifications of virus threats. Once you run a computer scan with a real genuine antispyware or antivirus you would notice that this fake application will be labelled as a malicious program. You would however have problems trying to remove it from the computer. Yes, one of the victims said:”Win7 defender wont allow my task manager to start, and registry editor has been disabled, so i don’t know how to remove win 7 defender virus”. Well, since you can’t run anything on your computer then manual removal is the only way to fix the big problem.

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 Win 7 Defender virus process in the Windows Task Manager.

3. Delete associated files of the Win7 Defender Firewall Alert virus from your machine absolutely:


4. Search for all related registry entries infected by virus and wipe them out:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegistryTools” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\IEXPLORE.EXE\shell\open\command “(Default)” = ‘”%LocalAppData%\random”‘

5. Reboot the computer to normal mode when the above steps are done.

Video Guide to Remove Win7 Defender Virus Step by Step


If you have followed the manual removal guide above correctly then you are supposed to get rid of the Windows 7 defender virus from your computer, and please remember that Win7 Defender Firewall Alert is a fake program. The notifications and alerts of threats detected are all falsely generated as it doesn’t actually perform any scans on your computer. There is no licensed version and your money would just be stolen when you pay for the licensed version. The hackers would also have access to your payment details when you to upgrade to the licensed version. To avoid causing serious damage with your computer, you would need to remove this application along with all its files. You would need special solutions and know the right way to use them to be able to remove Win7 Defender Firewall Alert virus from your computer. After removing it, you must take care when surfing online later to be sure that your computer is in safe environment. But how do you know your computer is free of virus? Are you scared?

Note: If you are not sure how to remove Win 7 Defender Firewall Alert virus by yourself, to avoid making things worse, please contact YooCare PC experts 24/7 online to completely and safely fix it.

Published by Matt Johnston & last updated on June 4, 2013 6:45 am

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