PC Defender Plus is a fresh rogue anti-virus program that installs without user’s consent and displays various warnings and error messages to get attention. This is done for sole reason – to convince the owner that his PC is heavily infected and one has to buy a better program to protect from infections than their current antivirus. PC Defender Plus will claim that it can block various spyware threats and hacker attacks, but in fact it is malware and poor program on itself.
Some of PC defender Plus warnings will look like this :
PC Defender Plus Firewall Alert
filename.exe is infected with Trojan.JS.Fraud.ba. Private data can be stolen by third parties including credit card details and passwords.
You will be receiving them on your computer all the time while PC Defender Pro will be running on your PC. Additionally, PC Defender Pro imitates looking for infections on your machine by running its fake scanner and displaying files that are supposedly harming your system. In fact it displays some random files or files that don’t even exist on your computer.It is clear that this scan is designed only to make you think that your computer is infected and gain some money form you.
Typically. one gets PC Defender Plus by downloading some sort of shareware, update or similar from less than reputable sites. It could be distributed through malware – infected websites as well, thus one has to be cautious and keep good antivirus program active all the time. If you see such warnings, you should get rid of the PC Defender Plus using these removal instructions.
1. Reboot into safe mode with networking.
2. Run MSConfig. Disable all startup entries you do not recognize, especially reffering PC Defender Plus.
3. Download and run scan with spyhunter and Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to identify all the infected items and delete them. The program will run if you rename it from .exe to.com. If you can’t run these programs.
4. Download and run .exe registry fix from https://www.2-viruses.com/wp-content/uploads/exeregfix.reg. Import it to registry. Retry 3.
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