Antispy Protector 2009. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Lucia Danes - -   Also known as AntispyProtector 2009, AntispyProtector2009, Antispy Protector2009 | Type: Rogue Antispyware
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Antispy Protector 2009 is a misleading anti-spyware application that reports false scan results and displays fake system security warnings to make you think that your computer is infected with spyware. This program is just a rename of Smart Defender Pro and Virus Remover Professional. It is also from the same family as Extra Antivirus, AV Antispyware, PAntispyware09 and MS Antispyware 2009. The security threat should be removed upon detection. Uninstall Antispy Protector 2009 from your computer as soon as possible.

Antispy Protector 2009 is promoted through the use of Trojans, fake online anti-malware scanners and other malicious software. Trojans are usually disguised as video codecs. Fake online anti-malware scanners display fake pop-ups and warnings about serious system errors or infections. Most of the time, these fake anti-malware scanners use Windows XP/Vista style to make it look more reliable and professional.

Once installed, AntispyProtector2009, will perform fake system scan and report a list of various infections including Trojans, adware, spyware and other malware. It then claims that you must purchase the program in order to remove those system security threats. However, the scan results are false or exaggerated, so you can safely ignore them. The same goes with legitimate looking but also fake security alerts. Those fake alerts can be ignored too, but the problem is that it is difficult to close them as they appear like every 45 seconds.

To make things worse, Antispy Protector 2009 will hijack you Internet browsers. If you search Google, you will be taken to a totally different website. You won’t be able to access security related websites as well. What is more, your PC will work at least two times slower than normal. It may take a while to complete even a regular task with your computer.

As you could already understand, Antispy Protector 2009 is a scam and nothing more. This bogus application must be removed as soon as possible. Please use the removal guide below to remove Antispy Protector 2009 from the system manually for free.

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Antispy Protector 2009

Antispy Protector 2009 manual removal:

Kill processes:
AntispyProtector2009.exe

Uninstall.exe

smrtdefp.exe

Delete registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREAntispy Protector 2009

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallAntispy Protector 2009

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareAntispy Protector 2009

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "Antispy Protector 2009"

Unregister DLLs:
AntispyProtector2009.dll

temp.dll

Delete files:
Antispy Protector 2009.lnk

AntispyProtector2009.exe

Uninstall.exe

smrtdefp.exe

AntispyProtector2009.dll

temp.dll

Delete directories:
%Documents and Settings%All UsersApplication DataADSL Software LimitedAntispy Protector 2009

c:Documents and SettingsAll UsersStart MenuProgramsAntispy Protector 2009

%Program Files%Antispy Protector 2009

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