How to remove Windows-defence.com?
What is Windows-defence.com?
Windows-defence.com is a malicious domain that advertises Windows Defence rogue antispyware program. It’s a website created by cyber criminals who are looking for easy ways to gain money from less experienced computer users. Windows Defence imitates a security program and attempts to make computer users purchase it. Basically, the program tries to prove computer users their systems are infected and then offers purchasing Windows Defence for fixing all problems that arise.
Windows-defence.com works as a browser hijacker where you are redirected if Windows Defence enters your system. Just like all browser hijackers it reroutes you to Windows-defence.com instead of displaying the website you request for. It is also very likely that you will get redirected to this malicious website after you click on some pop up ad or security notifications.
Once you are on Windows-defence.com you will see a perfect commercial of Windows Defence. It states that this program provides highest protection level that is removing 100% of the viruses, spyware and other infections, protecting your personal information, etc. However, you are not supposed to trust this information. Once you make a payment for Windows Defence your credit card will be charged but you will not get any program for it.
Make sure to remove Windows Defence and its hijacker if you notice its activity on your computer and get a proposal to purchase it.
Windows-defence.com is Dangerous
Windows-defence.com may show numerous annoying advertisements
Windows-defence.com logs your internet browsing history
Windows-defence.com will replace (hijack) your browser homepage
Windows-defence.com may spread additional spyware
Windows-defence.com violates your privacy and compromises your security
for Windows-defence.com detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like Windows-defence.com and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Manual Windows-defence.com removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Windows-defence.com, 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.
Stop these Windows-defence.com processes:
Remove these Windows-defence.com Registry Entries:
Remove these Windows-defence.com files:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other Windows-defence.com infected files and get help in Windows-defence.com removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing Windows-defence.com and similar threats.
Windows-defence.com is classified as a Browser Hijacker, which means its parasitic damage payload consists of hijacking your browser homepage, error page, or search page with its own, mostly a commercial site of its creators, forcing you to accumulate force hits to a particular website to make it more popular or by using pay-per-click sites to earn money.
The easiest way for a Browser Hijacker such as Windows-defence.com to infect your computer is to exploit certain ActiveX controls and other security holes in your Internet Explorer browser. By browsing insecure websites on the internet, users may encounter various pop-ups, which secretly install Browser Hijackers like Windows-defence.com on your computer once clicked upon.
As soon as Windows-defence.com completes its operations, the overall browser stability and performance severely degrade, making it nearly impossible to surf the web normally.