WinPC Defender - How To Remove?

Type: Rogue Anti-Spyware

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.

Automatic WinPC Defender removal tools

Note: Reimage trial provides detection of parasites and assists in their removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.  We might be affiliated with some of these programs. Full information is available in disclosure

Manual 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 Reimage or other tools found on


WinPC Defender screenshots


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March 17, 2009 11:02, March 17, 2009 11:02

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