Title: Antimalware Defender
Also known as: AntimalwareDefender, Anti-malware Defender

Remove Antimalware Defender
Removal instructions

 
Severity scale:Antimalware Defender severity is 70  (70 / 100)
 
Antimalware Defender is a rogue anti-spyware application from the same family as Virus Doctor malware. This rogue anti-spyware application is usually distributed through the use of Trojan virus or other malware. Once installed, Trojan virus displays fake pop-up that looks just like the Windows Critical Update window, so replacing the routine installation of such rogue programs. The fake Windows update notification reads:


Antimalware security update for Windows XP (KB961118)
Size: 433KB
This critical update will install System Security Update 2010.01.023 (Antimalware Defender Upgrade; KB648759)

A funny thing is that an update with code name KB648759 doesn't even exist in Microsoft database. Then, Antimalware Defender GUI will pop up on your screen [Figure 1]. It's almost an exact copy of Windows Defender which is perfectly legitimate anti-malware software.

Antimalware Defender graphical user interface
[Figure 1. Antimalware Defender graphical user interface]

Once installed and active, AntimalwareDefender will run a system scam and report a list of fake infections and computer security threats. Then it will ask you to pay for a full version of this fake program in order to remove the infections that we already know doesn’t even exist. Don't buy it! Further more, the rogue program will display fake notifications and warnings claiming that your computer is under attack or badly infected with viruses. Last but not least, Anti-malware Defender will install randomly named browser helper object. Because of this BHO you will be constantly redirected to various misleading web site and of course to the pay page of Antimalware Defender's full version.

As you can see, this software is not legitimate in any way. Don't purchase it and remove this bogus program upon detection. If you have purchased it, please contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. Then please use the removal guide below to remove Antimalware Defender from your computer manually for free or with an automatic removal tool. Please note, that Antimalware Defender will block legitimate security software. That's why you must end its processes first. If you can't do that, then reboot your computer in Safe Mode with Networking. Download an automatic removal tool and run a full system scan. Related files: Antimalware Defender.dll

Antimalware Defender properties:
• Changes browser settings
• Shows commercial adverts
• Connects itself to the internet
• Stays resident in background

Automatic Antimalware Defender removal:

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SpyHunter is recommended remover to uninstall Antimalware Defender. You should confirm using free trial that it detects current version of parasite.

Note: Tested and Confirmed means that we have tested spyware remover with multiple versions of Antimalware Defender and got the best results. There might be updated or modified version of particular parasite that require manual killing of parasite process or an update. In such case try other removers in the line.

Manual assistance required means that one or all of removers were unable to remove parasite without some manual intervention, please read manual removal instructions below.

If you failed to remove Antimalware Defender using SpyHunter, submit question to our support team and provide as much details as possible.
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Antimalware Defender snapshot:

Antimalware Defender manual removal:

Delete registry values:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{ca84c702-c758-4421-974e-b02662e76d7c}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{ca84c702-c758-4421-974e-b02662e76d7c}
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "ca84c702-c758-4421-974e-b02662e76d7c_6"


Unregister DLLs:
Antimalware Defender.dll

Delete files:
ca84c702-c758-4421-974e-b02662e76d7c_6.avi
ca84c702-c758-4421-974e-b02662e76d7c_6.ico
ca84c702-c758-4421-974e-b02662e76d7c_6.mkv
Antimalware Defender.lnk
ca84c702-c758-4421-974e-b02662e76d7c_6.lnk
c:\\Program Files\\Antimalware Defender
Antimalware Defender.dll
Delete directories:
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Antimalware Defender
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ca84c702-c758-4421-974e-b02662e76d7c_6.avi
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ca84c702-c758-4421-974e-b02662e76d7c_6.ico
%UserProfile%\Application Data\ca84c702-c758-4421-974e-b02662e76d7c_6.avi
%UserProfile%\Application Data\ca84c702-c758-4421-974e-b02662e76d7c_6.ico
%UserProfile%\Application Data\ca84c702-c758-4421-974e-b02662e76d7c_6.mkv

QR code for Antimalware Defender removal instructions:

Antimalware Defender qrcode
QR is short for Quick Response. They can be read quickly by the mobile phones. QR codes can store more data than standard barcodes, including url links, geo coordinates, and text.

The reason we add QR code to the website is that parasites like Antimalware Defender are really hard to remove on infected computer. you can quicly scan the QR code with your mobile device and have manual removal instructions to uninstall Antimalware Defender right in your pocket.

Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.
Information added: 2010-02-01 01:42:08
Information updated: 2010-02-01 01:42:08

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