How to remove WinPC Defender?
What is WinPC Defender?
WinPC Defender is a rogue anti-spyware application, fake spyware remover. Likely it’s a clone of another rogue called XP Police Antivirus. At first glance WinPC Defender looks like a normal and legitimate application. However, Win PC Defender has malicious intentions. This parasite uses fake security warnings and other counterfeit notifications in order to scare the user, hopping that eventually he will buy a license of WinPC Defender.
Usually, WinPCDefender enters the system using trojan viruses. Once installed and active, the rogue performs fake system scan and reports various misleading alerts and security notifications. Of course, those infections and security issues were made up in order to scare the user. As usual, only WinPC Defender is capable of removing them. However, as it might be already obvious, WinPC Defender is a scam and it is unable to detect or remove any kind of infections. The best option is such situation would be manual removal of WinPC Defender. It must be accomplished as soon as possible after first appearance. Removal delay can even worsen the situation.
WinPC Defender is Extremely dangerous
WinPC Defender may spread via Trojans
WinPC Defender may display fake security messages
WinPC Defender may install additional spyware to your computer
WinPC Defender may repair its files, spread or update by itself
WinPC Defender violates your privacy and compromises your security
for WinPC Defender detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like WinPC Defender and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
WinPC Defender screenshots
Manual WinPC Defender removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove WinPC 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.
Stop these WinPC Defender processes:
Remove these WinPC Defender Registry Entries:
Remove these WinPC Defender files:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other WinPC Defender infected files and get help in WinPC Defender removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing WinPC Defender and similar threats.
WinPC 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 WinPC Defender can help you to remove it after you download the trial version. As soon as the victim downloads WinPC Defender trial version, it pretends to scan your computer and shows a grossly exaggerated amount of non-existent errors. Then, WinPC Defender offers to buy the full version to fix these false errors. If the user agrees, WinPC 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 WinPC 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 WinPC Defender, which is another way for Rogue Anti-Spyware to spread itself.
Most of rogue Anti-Spyware, such as WinPC Defender, is nearly impossible to remove manually.