TrustDefender is a rogue security program that is distributed through the use of Trojans and fake online anti-malware scanners. Once installed, TrustDefender will pretend to scan your computer for viruses and claim that your PC is infected with Trojans, spyware and other malicious software. The rogue program won’t let you remove supposedly found malware unless you first purchase a full version of Trust Defender. Of course, you shouldn’t purchase it, because this programs is nothing more but a scam and after all it won’t protect your computer against viruses. If you find that your computer is infected with this bogus program then please use the removal instructions below to remove TrustDefender from your computer as soon as possible. We strongly recommend you to use an automatic removal tool to remove not only TrustDefender but also any additionally installed malware from your computer.
While TrustDefender is running, it may also install another rogue program called RegistryClever onto your computer. It’s a fake registry cleaner. You should remove this rogue from your computer as well. Trust Defender is a typical scareware, it displays fake security alerts and notifications and claim that your computer is infected with all sorts of malicious software. Here’s an example of the fake alert:
What is more, the rogue program may block legitimate software and hijack Internet Explorer. It will display a fake message about supposedly infected web sites. The warning message that you will see reads:
Without a doubt, TrustDefender is nothing more but a scam. Don’t install or purchase this program. If you have already purchased it then contact your credit card company immediately and dispute the charges. Then please use the removal instructions below to remove TrustDefender from your computer either manually or with an automatic removal tool. We must include that this guide is for rogue antivirus Trust Defender. There are other tools named the same and we have not reviewed them, so we neither recommend nor warn about them.
TrustDefender manual removal:
Delete registry values:
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