XP Smart Defender Pro - How To Remove?


XP Smart Defender Pro is a rogue antivirus program that computer hackers created in order to steal money from computer users. The program pretends to be a reputable antispyware program and tries to computer users to purchase it. At first the application enters computers without users’ knowledge. It employs Trojans for this purpose. Then it makes computer user believe that his system is infected and tries to sell XP Smart Security Pro as a tool that could fix everything.

Once inside the program runs its fake scanner each time computer is rebooted. The program imitates checking for infections for a few minutes and then comes up with a list of files which are supposedly harming your machine. In fact XP Smart Defender Pro is not able to detect anything but the program is trying to convince that your system is infected. The it offers its services but you have to pay for that.

In addition, XP Smart Security Pro displays a bunch of security notifications and pop up ads which warn about problems that in fact don’t exist on your computer. The purpose of these messages is the same as of the fake scanner of XP Smart Security Pro. Here are how a few of these messages look like:

System hijack!
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.

Threat detected!
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.

Privacy alert!
Rogue malware detected in your system. Data leaks and system damage are possible. Click here for a free security scan and spyware deletion.

Privacy threat! Spyware intrusion detected. Your system is infected. System integrity is at risk. Private data can be stolen by third parties, including credit card details and passwords. Click here to perform a security repair.

Remove XP Smart Security Pro using a reputable antispyware program immediately after detecting this badware on your system. We recommend using Spyhunter or any other reliable antispyware tool. If you paid for this scam already, contact your bank and cancel the payment. This way you will prevent your money going to the bank accounts of cyber criminals.

Automatic XP Smart Defender Pro removal tools


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Manual removal


Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove XP 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 StopZilla or other tools found on 2-viruses.com.


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March 4, 2013 17:24, March 4, 2013 17:24

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