How to remove GreatDefenderWednesday, December 30th, 2009 at 3:40 am
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GreatDefender is distributed via fraudulent websites and it also spreads with help of trojans. Its appearance tricks people into taking the program as a security tool. GreatDefender is not able to function as anti-spyware or anti-virus. It mimics actions of security programs to intimidate people into purchasing the fraud. Do not trust warnings displayed by Great Defender. Here are examples of GreatDefender counterfeit alerts:
Security Center Alert!
Your computer is being attacked by an Internet Virus. It could be a password-stealing attack, a trojan-dropper or similar.
Do you want GreatDefender to block this attack?
730 SPYWARE Found
! Attention: DANGER!
GreatDefender has detected 730 Critical SPYWARE Objects while scanning the system. Following object will shortly interrupt system running by:
! Annoying advertisements wasting your traffic.
! Slow page download speed. Web browser is not working properly.
! Cyber thieves get access to credit card.
! Criminals will steal your personal data and photos.
! Hackers will get access to email box, personals, hosting and Internet services. They will use your computer and IP address for illegal purposes.
Register GreatDefender to block or remove threatening objects. Click “Clean” to register the version to render revealed threats.
Get rid of GreatDefender
GreatDefender is a Rogue Antispyware software
How to manually remove GreatDefender
To remove GreatDefender spyware you must block GreatDefender sites, stop and remove processes, unregister DLL files, search and delete all other GreatDefender files and registry utility. Follow the GreatDefender detection and removal instructions below.
The most typical software removal method is to remove GreatDefender by using "Add or Remove Programs" service. However there may be hidden GreatDefender files, running processes and registries in your computer, so GreatDefender may recreate all other files after reboot.
GreatDefender manual removal instructions
Block GreatDefender sites:
www.greatdefender.com Read more how to block GreatDefender sites
Stop and remove GreatDefender processes:
uninstall.exe Read more how to kill GreatDefender processes
Locate and delete GreatDefender registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\5.0\User Agent\Post Platform "WINFC 22.214.171.124" Read more how to delete GreatDefender registry entries
Download RegistryBooster 2010 to scan errors caused by GreatDefender
Detect and delete other GreatDefender files:
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Desktop\GreatDefender.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\GreatDefender
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\GreatDefender\1 GreatDefender.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\GreatDefender\2 Homepage.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\GreatDefender\3 Uninstall.lnk
c:\Program Files\GreatDefender Software
c:\Program Files\GreatDefender Software\GreatDefender
c:\Program Files\GreatDefender Software\GreatDefender\GreatDefender.exe
c:\Program Files\GreatDefender Software\GreatDefender\uninstall.exe
We strongly recommend you to use spyware remover to track GreatDefender and automaticaly remove GreatDefender processes, registries and files as well as other spyware threats.
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