How to remove SysDefenders (Uninstall instructions)

SysDefenders 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 SysDefenders, it is recommended to remove it immediately and to scan your system with a real security software.

Symptoms of infection

  • The process SysDefenders.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\SysDefenders Software
C:\Program Files\SysDefenders Software\SysDefenders
C:\Program Files\SysDefenders Software\SysDefenders\main_config.xml
C:\Program Files\SysDefenders Software\SysDefenders\SysDefenders.exe
C:\Program Files\SysDefenders Software\SysDefenders\uninstall.exe
%AllUsers%\Desktop\SysDefenders.lnk
%AllUsers%\Start Menu\Programs\SysDefenders
%AllUsers%\Start Menu\Programs\SysDefenders\1 SysDefenders.lnk
%AllUsers%\Start Menu\Programs\SysDefenders\2 Homepage.lnk
%AllUsers%\Start Menu\Programs\SysDefenders\3 Uninstall.lnk

The program creates the following registry entries:

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HKCU\Software\SysDefenders
HKLM\SOFTWARE\SysDefenders
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SysDefenders
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\SysDefenders

How to remove SysDefenders (manual removal) ?

  • Terminate all the SysDefenders processes
  • Unregister all the SysDefenders DLLs
  • Delete all the SysDefenders files
  • Delete all the SysDefenders registry entries

How to remove SysDefenders (automatic removal) ?

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