How to remove XP DefenderMonday, March 29th, 2010 at 5:59 am
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XP Defender description
XP Defender annoys its victims with numerous fake security alerts till they decide to buy the program. Purchasing XPDefender doesn’t change a thing since XP Defender is designed to load pop-ups but it’s not able to function as a security program. XP Defender may look like it was made by the Microsoft Corp.; keep in mind that it’s a scam. XP Defender may also present itself as XP Defender Pro.
XP Defender pretends to be a functional tool by displaying scan reports and infection warnings. The real functions of XPDefender are blocking antispyware programs and redirecting web browser to deceptive sources.
Here are some examples of the counterfeit alerts loaded by XP Defender:
Severe system damage!
Spyware and viruses detected in the background. Sensitive system components under attack! Data loss, identity theft and system corruption are possible. Act now, click here for a free security scan.
XP Defender ALERT
System integrity threat!
Warning! Sensitive data may be sent over your internet connection right now!
Attack from: 220.127.116.11 port: 6301
Attacked port: 4637
Do you want to block this attack?
Get rid of XP Defender
XP Defender is a Rogue Antispyware software
How to manually remove XP Defender
To remove XP Defender spyware you must block XP Defender sites, stop and remove processes, unregister DLL files, search and delete all other XP Defender files and registry utility. Follow the XP Defender detection and removal instructions below.
The most typical software removal method is to remove XP Defender by using "Add or Remove Programs" service. However there may be hidden XP Defender files, running processes and registries in your computer, so XP Defender may recreate all other files after reboot.
XP Defender manual removal instructions
Block XP Defender sites:
bestpathsecurity.com Read more how to block XP Defender sites
Stop and remove XP Defender processes:
ave.exe Read more how to kill XP Defender processes
Locate and delete XP Defender registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command | @ = "%AppData%\ave.exe" /START "%1" %*
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command | IsolatedCommand = "%1" %*
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe | @ = "secfile"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe | Content Type = "application/x-msdownload"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\secfile\shell\open\command | @ = "%AppData%\ave.exe" /START "%1" %*
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\secfile\shell\open\command | IsolatedCommand = "%1" %* Read more how to delete XP Defender registry entries
Download RegistryBooster 2010 to scan errors caused by XP Defender
Detect and delete other XP Defender files:
We strongly recommend you to use spyware remover to track XP Defender and automaticaly remove XP Defender processes, registries and files as well as other spyware threats.