Can’t get rid of Win 7 Defender Plus 2013 virus? How to remove Windows 7 Defender Plus 2013 firewall alert from windows 7 on my laptop? When I was surfing on the internet then a message pops up saying “win7 defender plus firewall alert” and it disabled almost everything. The message on computer says you need Win7 Defender Plus 2013 activation code to register the unregistered version. I happened to receive this virus and thought I was able to get rid of it. Now my PC is frozen. Right when I power it on. Any suggestions?

What is Win 7 Security Plus 2013 Virus Firewall Alert?

Win 7 Defender Plus 2013 is a fake anti-virus application designed to deceive PC owners into paying for a useless licensed version. An anti-virus system is supposed to help protect a computer system from being infected with harmful viruses, spyware and other forms of malware. Win 7 Defender Plus is a fake program that pretends to be an original program. Windows 7 Defender Plus 2013 belongs to a class of dangerous applications termed as Rean Baravix viruses. This group of viruses appears in different names posing to be genuine anti-virus or anti-spyware applications. Once they are able to sneak into a computer system they would continue to alert the PC owner of scary amounts and names of viruses that have been detected in the computer system.

Uninstalling Win 7 Defender Plus 2013 fake anti-virus prgram is usually not enough to get rid of this malware from your system. Most times you would notice that even legitimate anti-virus programs are ineffective in removing this rogue application. What is the best way to sort it out? You would need to use the right instructions to remove the fake security application with the computer running on safe mode. As soon as it has been removed, you would need to scan the computer with the assistance of PC experts to ensure that there are no files or components of the fake program left.

Each time you try to run a program, the fake virus scan would begin and then annoying pop-ups would appear warning and alerting the PC user of detected virus. Win 7 Defender Plus 2013 virus would even prevent some computer programs from running effectively in a bid to get the user to take steps to solve the problem. Windows 7 Defender Plus 2013 is not an anti-virus program. It doesn’t even have a virus database. The scans and alert warnings are all faked to get the PC user scared. Once the user gets scared they would want to use clean the application to clear off all the detected threats. As soon as you try to use this fake application to do so, it prompts them to get the licensed version to be able to do so. Clicking to the license version page, you would then discover that you need to pay to purchase the fake license version that doesn’t even exist.  Don’t trust the Windows security alert as it is a scam, just get rid of Win 7 Security Plus 2013 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)

Win7 Defender Plus 2013 Unregistered Version Screenshot

Win 7 Defender Plus 2013

How a computer gets infected with Win 7 Defender Plus 2013 virus firewall alert?

Like most viruses of this nature, Win7 Defender Plus 2013 is promoted via infected free content online including shareware, freeware, spam email attachment and video and audio files. Some websites have flashy alert symbols on them, and your computer would get affected as soon as you click on those alerts.

As soon as Win 7 Defender Plus 2013 virus finds its way into your system it would alter the computer and registry settings so that the fake application will be automatically activated the next time the computer reboots. Once activated, the annoying fake scans and alerts would begin to appear.

How to remove Win 7 Defender Plus 2013 firewall alert from your system?

Do not make the mistake of believing the fake scan reports and alerts produced by this fake application. They are all faked and you will get nothing when you purchase the licensed version. Once you start seeing these alert notifications you should take immediate steps to remove the fake application from your system to prevent corruption of your installed programs and your data files.

Win7 Defender Plus 2013 virus is quite difficult to remove once your system has been infected. You would have to use a legitimate program to scan your system while on safe mode. Sometimes you may have to use an effective application to root out this fake program. But you realized it didn’t help and it is waste of time and money, you are required to remove Win 7 Defender Plus 2013 Virus alert manually.

1. Restart your PC before windows launches, tap “F8” constantly. Choose“Safe Mode with Networking” option, and then press Enter key.

safe mode with networking for Windows XP Vista and Win 7

2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and stop Windows 7 Defender Plus 2013 virus process in the Windows Task Manager.

Windows Task Manager

3. Delete associated files of the Win 7 Defender Plus 2013 virus from your machine absolutely:

%AppData%\Random character
%TEMP%\Random character
%DirDesktop%\Random character

4. Please click on Start Menu, next type in Regedit and click OK to open registry editor. Then Search for all related registry entries infected by virus and wipe them out in no time:
Run+Registry Editor
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 Plus 2013 Virus Step by Step


To remove Win 7 Defender Plus 2013 firewall alert from your machine you would need to take a quick time to follow the guide before the virus changes its location. This kind of fake AV will hide deep in your system files and registry, making hoax on your computer.If you thought to take an effective anti-virus program should remove the rogue anti-virus program, then it is a waste of time as it disabled the task manager and registry editor. If you have experienced with this you should know that, it is a fake virus removal tool, not real. Don’t hope it will go itself, otherwise, you got a crash system and lost everything. The longer you leave it on your computer, the worse you received. Professional solution is necessary.

Note: If you are not computer wiz and to avoid making thing worse when you tried to remove Win 7 Defender Plus 2013 virus by yourself, please don’t hesitate to contact YooCare PC experts 24/7 online for assistance.

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on February 21, 2013 3:51 am

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