How to remove Vista Smart Defender Pro?
What is Vista Smart Defender Pro?
Vista Smart Defender Pro is a rogue antivirus program that was recently released by cyber criminals who want to get some money easily. The program spreads using Trojan infections, so the user could not detect it at the stage of infiltration. Once inside, Vista Defender Pro uses fake security notifications and a fake scanner to create a feeling that your system is infected. Later on it recommends purchasing a full version of Vista Smart Defender Pro so it could finish the scan and remove all infections that have been detected. That is how computer hackers are earning money.
As you may guess from the name, the program attacks computers running Windows Vista operating system. The are other versions of this rogue that attacks computers with later versions of Windows. All programs work exactly the same way and it changes the name just to be more tricky and more difficult to detect.
Vista Smart Defender Pro also generates fake security notifications. These messages basically warn that some of your programs are infected, your system contains some errors and similar things. They are fake just like the scanner of Vista Smart Defender Pro. Take a look at few notifications that may appear on your computer once you get infected:
System security threat was detected. Viruses and/or spyware may be damaging your system now. Prevent infection and data loss or stealing by running a free security scan.
Security alert! Your computer was found to be infected with privacy-threatening software. Private data may get stolen and system damage may be severe. Recover your PC from the infection right now, perform a security scan.
Rogue malware detected in your system. Data leaks and system damage are possible. Click here for a free security scan and spyware deletion.
We strongly recommend to remove Vista Smart Defender Pro as soon as possible. Run a full system scan with a full version of a reliable antispyware program, for example, Spyhunter. Make sure to have an upgraded version of it as only this will ensure that all infections will be removed. One more thing to mention, if you have paid for Vista Smart Defender Pro, contact your credit card company and dispute the charges.
Vista Smart Defender Pro is Extremely dangerous
Vista Smart Defender Pro may spread via Trojans
Vista Smart Defender Pro may display fake security messages
Vista Smart Defender Pro may install additional spyware to your computer
Vista Smart Defender Pro may repair its files, spread or update by itself
Vista Smart Defender Pro violates your privacy and compromises your security
for Vista Smart Defender Pro detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like Vista Smart Defender Pro 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 Pro removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Vista Smart Defender Pro, 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 Pro Registry Entries:
Remove these Vista Smart Defender Pro files:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other Vista Smart Defender Pro infected files and get help in Vista Smart Defender Pro removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing Vista Smart Defender Pro and similar threats.
Vista Smart Defender Pro 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 Pro can help you to remove it after you download the trial version. As soon as the victim downloads Vista Smart Defender Pro trial version, it pretends to scan your computer and shows a grossly exaggerated amount of non-existent errors. Then, Vista Smart Defender Pro offers to buy the full version to fix these false errors. If the user agrees, Vista Smart Defender Pro 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 Pro, 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 Pro, which is another way for Rogue Anti-Spyware to spread itself.
Most of rogue Anti-Spyware, such as Vista Smart Defender Pro, is nearly impossible to remove manually.