WinPC Defender

WinPC Defender is a fake antivirus software for Windows system. It will attempt to persuade users into obtaining the registered version by providing fake scan results on victim’s computer. This fake anti-virus software comes from a large group of malicious applications that has created various variants of it.

WinPC Defender is just a mimic of the other versions and only obvious change is its name. Graphical user interface and method of propagation remains the same. Usually, users can acquire WinPC Defender from web sites that disguise either online virus scanner or one that offers free videos. As for fake online scanner sites, it will automatically run a scan on visitor’s machine. Several threats will be identified on the said scan and prompt user to download WinPC Defender as a cleaner. While on bogus video sites, user will receive prompt stating that multimedia player is required to view online movies.

Innocent users may think that the endorsed program will help remove a threat that is why so many have fallen into the trick of WinPC Defender. Right after it is installed; it will carry another local scan on the computer and detects dozens of threats. An advice to remove these infections follows but can only be performed if the licensed version of WinPC Defender is purchased. Users will be brought to an online payment web site where credit card account is needed to complete the transaction.

WinPC Defender

 

More Rogue Program Details

Notable files associated with WinPC Defender:

%UserProfile%Application Datapcdefender.exe
%UserProfile%DesktopWinPC Defender.LNK
%UserProfile%Start MenuWinPC Defender.LNK
C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersTa1HnnaIasEcfgF.exe
c:WINDOWSieocx.dll

This rogue software will display a Firewall Warning alert coming from the Taskbar

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A critical warning alert will pop-up telling users about potentially dangerous files found on computer.

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It will first download initial trojan that will redirect website to win-pc-defender.com

Signs and Symptoms of WinPC Defender Infection:

Browser is redirected to WinPC Defender web sites
Rogue program is coupled with web site that promotes the full version of it. Also, the same web sites are used for online payment if user has fallen into the trap of this malware.

Exhibits fake pop-ups and security alert
In order to deceive computer users, WinPC Defender will exhibit a bunch of fake security alerts and warning messages. It also intends to promote the malware as the sole remover for identified threats.

WinPC Defender will detect errors and threats that do not exists
Every rogue programs are made to mislead computer users. Thus, expect that WinPC Defender will show scan result that is full of errors and threats. This result is fictitious and you should not follow its recommendation.

Other Functions of WinPC Defender:

  • WinPC Defender may come with another Trojan or virus
  • It can contact a remote server in order to download more malware
  • This threat will drop malicious files and make changes to the system registry
  • WinPC Defender can steal credit card information when you pay for it online
  • The threat can redirect search result link to a malicious web page

How to Remove WinPC Defender

1. Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from this link and save it on your Desktop.
2. After downloading, double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
3. Follow the prompts and install as default only.

4. Before the installation completes, check on the following prompts:
- Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
- Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

5. Click Finish. Program will run automatically and you will be prompt to update the program before doing a scan. Please update.
6. Scan your computer thoroughly.
7. When scanning is finished click on the Show Results button.
8. Make sure that all detected threats are marked, click on Remove Selected.
9. Restart your computer.

Note: Some malware may prevent mbam-setup.exe from downloading and running. You can download and rename this program from a different computer before running it on infected system.

7 Comments

  1. sarhang

    how are you ,.
    i want to update winpc ,..
    if have the key ,..

    with best regards

  2. Quinten

    The mbam program doesn’t seem to work on my computer. Installing the setup is the most far I get. What can I do more to remove WinPC from my computer?

  3. gusmar hadi al hambo

    download anti virus

  4. sap

    i want to try this soft ware after i will give my commet.

  5. bamasuze

    Have to use my work email ‘cos PCdefender has attacked my home PC. I am unable to get to the internet on my home PC so I can’t get to this site to download anything. What can I do?

  6. Vasilis Varvaresos

    explane me please. How i find (Registration key) i dont know. please, iam from Greece

  7. toprak

    win pc defender ragistration key

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