Win 7 Smart Defender

Win 7 Smart Defender Description

Win 7 Smart Defender is a rogue security program that is not able to detect and uninstall any type of computer infections. Win 7 Smart Defender is designed by cybercriminals with the only aim to swindle PC users out of their money. Win 7 Smart Defender won't help you to keep your PC safe and protected from potential security threats. Win 7 Smart Defender attempts to fool unsuspecting Internet users into believing their PCs have been contaminated with numerous malware infections by giving frightening malware results.

Then, Win 7 Smart Defender strives to convince you to purchase the so-called registered license of its fake software to delete found malware infections and repair computer problems. After successful installation, Win 7 Smart Defender starts repeated bogus PC scans and announces numerous imaginary PC infections detected on your machine in order to scare you into thinking your PC is affected by many security threats. Win 7 Smart Defender also shows misleading pop-up security notifications that state your computer is in danger. Win 7 Smart Defender suggests you to purchase its counterfeit full version to allegedly fix all PC problems and remove detected infections. Do not rely on anything related to Win 7 Smart Defender because it's an online scam, which is ready to rip you off. Ignore all security reports generated and displayed by Win 7 Smart Defender because they are tricky and inaccurate. Never buy Win 7 Smart Defender because you will lose your money. ESG's malware researchers highly recommend you to find a reputable anti-spyware tool to get rid of Win 7 Smart Defender.

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Security Doesn't Let You Download SpyHunter or Access the Internet?

Solutions: Your computer may have malware hiding in memory that prevents any program, including SpyHunter, from executing on your computer. Follow to download SpyHunter and gain access to the Internet:
  • Use an alternative browser. Malware may disable your browser. If you're using IE, for example, and having problems downloading SpyHunter, you should open Firefox, Chrome or Safari browser instead.
  • Use a removable media. Download SpyHunter on another clean computer, burn it to a USB flash drive, DVD/CD, or any preferred removable media, then install it on your infected computer and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.
  • Start Windows in Safe Mode. If you can not access your Window's desktop, reboot your computer in "Safe Mode with Networking" and install SpyHunter in Safe Mode.
  • IE Users: Disable proxy server for Internet Explorer to browse the web with Internet Explorer or update your anti-spyware program. Malware modifies your Windows settings to use a proxy server to prevent you from browsing the web with IE.

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Technical Information

File System Details

Win 7 Smart Defender creates the following file(s):
# File Name
1 %CommonAppData%\pcdfdata\[RANDOM].exe
2 %CommonAppData%\pcdfdata\uninst.ico
3 %CommonAppData%\pcdfdata\vl.bin
4 %CommonPrograms%\Win 7 Smart Defender\Win 7 Defender.lnk
5 %CommonAppData%\pcdfdata\support.ico
6 %CommonAppData%\pcdfdata\app.ico
7 %CommonPrograms%\Win 7 Smart Defender\Win 7 Defender Help and Support.lnk
8 %CommonAppData%\pcdfdata\defs.bin
9 %CommonAppData%\pcdfdata\config.bin
10 %CommonDesktopDir%\Win 7 Smart Defender.lnk

Registry Details

Win 7 Smart Defender creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\ [RANDOM_2]
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command = ""%CommonAppData%\pcdfdata\[RANDOM].exe" /ex "%1" %*"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command = '"%1" %*'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe "Content Type" = 'application/x-m'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\DefaultIcon "(Default)" = '%1'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run pcdfsvc = "%CommonAppData%\pcdfdata\[RANDOM].exe /min"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command "IsolatedCommand" = '"%1" %*'

More Details on Win 7 Smart Defender

The following messages associated with Win 7 Smart Defender were found:
System Security Alert!
Unknown program is scanning your system registry right now! Identify the theft detected!
System Security Alert!
Vulnerabilities found
Background scan for security breaches has been finished. Serious problems have been detected. Safeguard your system against exploits, malware and viruses right now by activating Proactive Defence.
Win 7 Smart Defender Firewall Alert
Iexplore.exe is infected with Private data can be stolen by third parties, including credit card details and passwords.
Windows recommends activate Win 7 Smart Defender

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