How to Remove Security Defender Rogue Anti-Spyware?

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Security Defender Information:

Security Defender is a fake security application that makes use of fabricated scan results and alert popups to make you doubt that whether your PC has many computer viruses. Just like its predecessor Antimalware Defender, Security Defender gets installed on your Operating System with the help of Trojans. Once installed, Security Defender adds new startup entry so that it can run automatically when you start your PC. When running, Security Defender runs its phony scanner and claims to detect many virus infections that are non-existent or legitimate system files on your PC. Besides, you will receive tons of false security notifications denoting a variety of viruses. You should keep sober instead of believing those virus information displayed by Security Defender. Those popups will certainly ask you to get a paid version if you want to remove the viruses. Just ignore them and do not fall into buying Security Defender scam. This malware will do nothing go for your computer. It even stops you executing system applications and greatly slows down your computer. It’s necessary for you to stick to the listed removal tutorial and remove Security Defender immediately.

Security Defender Screenshot:

Manual Removal

Note: If you are not proficient with computer, it’s suggested that you backup your registry before manually removing Security Defender Rogue Anti-Spyware. And double check the entries that you are going to delete, or your computer can’t work for missing some files.

Step 1: Processes you need to end:


Step 2: Registry entries you need to delete:


HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{56a10a26-dc02-40f1-a4da-8fa92d06b357}

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “56a10a26-dc02-40f3-a4da-8fa92d06b357_33?

HKLM\\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “56a10a26-dc02-40f3-a4da-8fa92d06b357_33?

Step 3: DLL files you need to unregister:

Security Defender.dll


Step 4: Files you need to delete:





%ProgramFiles%\Security Defender

%ProgramFiles%\Security Defender\Security Defender.dll

%AppData%\Microsoft\\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Security Defender.lnk

%Desktop%\Security Defender.lnk




Please, be aware that manual removal of Security Defender Rogue Anti-Spyware is a cumbersome task and can not always ensure complete removal of the malware, due to the fact that some files might be hidden or may get reanimated automatically afterwards. Moreover, lack of the required skills and even the slightest deviation from the instructions may lead to irreparable system damage. That’s why it’s strongly recommended automatic removal of Security Defender Rogue Anti-Spyware, which will save your time and enable avoiding any system malfunctions and guarantee the needed result.

Automatic Security Defender Rogue Anti-Spyware Removal:

1. Restart your computer and keep pressing F8 Key before Windows launches. Use the arrow keys to select the “Safe Mode with Networking” option, and then hit ENTER Key to continue.

2. Download Security Defender Remover, install it and update its database to the latest. After that, restart your computer so as to make Security Defender Remover fully functional. Repeat Step 1 into Safe Mode and run an Online Scan of your computer so that Security Defender Remover can detect all potential malware in your system.

NOTE: If you have problem installing Security Defender Remover, you can download this correction script, unzip it and then double click to run it. It will correct your registry settings that the virus has modified. Then double click the program and finish the installation.

3. After the Online Scan finishes, click “Details” for the malware detected to make sure that your important data are not infected and removed. Ignore or select the scan result and click “Remove” to remove the threats. Reboot your computer and let Security Defender Remover delete all detected virus.

4. Click to repair your corrupted registry

Why should you need to repair the registry?

As we all know, virus and Trojans modify and destroy system registry and make the computer malfunction so that the computer will not perform normally. Even if the virus and Trojans are removed, the registry is still destroyed or modified, so the computer still has problems. That’s the very reason why you need to repair the registry. At the meanwhile, some virus and Trojans leave some DLL files in the registry and this will cause strange DLL errors and affect the computer performance.

To make your computer run as perfectly as before or much faster than before:
1. Download and install Multi-Awarded Registry Tool.
2. Run a full scan of your registry.
3. Click “Repair Problems” and repair all errors detected.


After these 3 easy steps, your computer will run much faster than before within minutes!

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