How to remove Vista Smart Defender?
What is Vista Smart Defender?
Vista Smart Defender is a rogue antispyware program that was designed by computer hackers for malicious purposes. It’s a program that simulates actions of security tool though it doesn’t have any useful functions at all. Vista Smart Defender gets into computers using Trojan infections. Basically, you get infected if you visit some malicious website or while downloading some software. Once inside, Vista Smart Defender is configured to start automatically right after you boot your computer.
At first it will start scanning your computer for infections. The scanner only imitates looking for infections, however, you may think it’s a real scan. Once it finishes, the program generates a screen of scan results where it claims to detect a bunch of infectious files. The program will insist to remove them by purchasing a license of Vista Smart Defender. Unfortunately, paying will not help. You will just lose your money but the situation in your computer will be the same.
One more thing to mention is that you will be receiving tons of pop up ads and security notifications warning that your system is at risk. This is a consequence Vista Smart Defender too. Once you remove it, every single problem of your computer will be solved out.
If you have been infected and already paid for this scam, immediately contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. After that scan your system with a reputable antispyware program, such as Spyhunter and remove Vista Smart Defender from your system.
Vista Smart Defender is Extremely dangerous
Vista Smart Defender may spread via Trojans
Vista Smart Defender may display fake security messages
Vista Smart Defender may install additional spyware to your computer
Vista Smart Defender may repair its files, spread or update by itself
Vista Smart Defender violates your privacy and compromises your security
for Vista Smart Defender detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like Vista Smart Defender and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Manual Vista Smart Defender removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Vista Smart Defender, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend using Spyhunter or other malware and spyware removal applications found on 2-viruses.com.
Remove these Vista Smart Defender Registry Entries:
Remove these Vista Smart Defender files:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other Vista Smart Defender infected files and get help in Vista Smart Defender removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing Vista Smart Defender and similar threats.
Vista Smart Defender is classified as Rogue Anti-Spyware. After infecting a user’s system, it proceeds to scare its victim into buying the “product” by displaying fake security messages, stating that your computer is infected with spyware and only Vista Smart Defender can help you to remove it after you download the trial version. As soon as the victim downloads Vista Smart Defender trial version, it pretends to scan your computer and shows a grossly exaggerated amount of non-existent errors. Then, Vista Smart Defender offers to buy the full version to fix these false errors. If the user agrees, Vista Smart Defender does not only fix the errors, but it also takes the user’s money and may even install additional spyware into the victim’s computer.
Some Rogue Anti-Spyware, such as Vista Smart Defender, may offer users to buy it after the victim clicks on a banner or a pop-up while surfing the internet. Usually, a Trojan is installed to a victim’s computer after clicking on the advertisement. It then proceeds to download or even install Vista Smart Defender, which is another way for Rogue Anti-Spyware to spread itself.
Most of rogue Anti-Spyware, such as Vista Smart Defender, is nearly impossible to remove manually.