DefendAPc is a rogue security software, it is a false anti-spyware application that is generally installed in the user’s computer by dangerous trojans (such as Zlob and false video codecs), but it can also be installed manually by the victim.
Once your computer is infected with this parasite, it will immediately displays security warnings, alerts and system scans stating that your computer is heavily infected. These warnings are all false and are only displayed to make you think your computer is truly infected and that it is necessary to buy the full version of the software to remove the so-called infections.
Make sure to not fall in this scam, if your computer is infected with DefendAPc, it is recommended to remove it immediately and to scan your system with a real security software.
Symptoms of infection
- The process DefendAPc.exe is running in your system
- Slow computer performance
- Repeated security warnings, alerts and system scans
- Web sites that suddenly are shown on your desktop
When the program is executed, it creates the following files:
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C:\Program Files\DefendAPc Software C:\Program Files\DefendAPc Software\DefendAPc C:\Program Files\DefendAPc Software\DefendAPc\DefendAPc.exe C:\Program Files\DefendAPc Software\DefendAPc\main_config.xml C:\Program Files\DefendAPc Software\DefendAPc\uninstall.exe %AllUsers%\Desktop\DefendAPc.lnk %AllUsers%\Start Menu\Programs\DefendAPc %AllUsers%\Start Menu\Programs\DefendAPc\1 DefendAPc.lnk %AllUsers%\Start Menu\Programs\DefendAPc\2 Homepage.lnk %AllUsers%\Start Menu\Programs\DefendAPc\3 Uninstall.lnk
The program creates the following registry entries:
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HKCU\Software\DefendAPc HKLM\SOFTWARE\DefendAPc HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\DefendAPc HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\DefendAPc
How to remove DefendAPc (manual removal) ?
- Terminate all the DefendAPc processes
- Unregister all the DefendAPc DLLs
- Delete all the DefendAPc files
- Delete all the DefendAPc registry entries
How to remove DefendAPc (automatic removal) ?
- Scan your system with NoVirusThanks Malware Remover