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Remove Win 8 Defender 2013

removal by Lucia Danes - - | Type: Rogue Antispyware

Win 8 Defender 2013 represents a new family of rogue anti-virus programs. We have already announced about XP Defender 2013 and Win 7 Defender 2013 malwares that share identical Graphical User Interface design and use only different names while trying to scare their victims. Of course, the main reason why all these scams have been invented is the money. Be aware that there is almost 100% chance that this group of rogues will keep expanding and will try to infect more vulnerable systems. The only way how you can prevent the infiltration of Win 8 Defender 2013 or other scams from this family is to make sure that you have updated anti-virus and anti-spyware versions installed on your PC. If you have already been infected, contact your credit card company to dispute the charges and remove Win 8 Defender 2013 ASAP. For that, use automated anti-malware programs that will help you to find all infected files on your computer. We do NOT recommend manual removal method because this may lead you to computer's damage after removing legitimate files from the system.


In most of the cases, Win 8 Defender 2013 is capable of get on computers without being detected. It relies on trojans that bypass the authentication and infiltrate computers without users' awareness and consent. Once they get inside, they modify some registry entries and system settings what lets this scamware start as soon as PC is rebooted. As a result, Win 8 Defender 2013 takes over the system and begins its further activity based on continuous alerts and system scanners. Classically, they report about numerous PC problems detected and offer to purchase Win 8 Defender 2013's license to fix these issues. Also, this rogue has been noticed to create some harmless files on the system in order to find them as malware. As you can see, Win 8 Defender 2013 has nothing to do with legitimate activity and it must be removed from PC without any delay.


If you are infected with Win 8 Defender 2013, you must eliminate from your computer before it opens the backdoors of the system and lets additional viruses on your PC. For that, we highly recommend automated tools, like SpyHunterCombo Cleaner or Reimage. Of course, you should update them first to have the full virus database. Note that this virus may disable it, so kill Win 8 Defender 2013 malicious processes first by opening Task Manager and stopping randomly-named 3-letter processes. After that, run a full system scan with Reimage.

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  1. mac says:
    October 20th, 2012 at 5:23 am

    thank you sooo much…..u saved me the trouble and time of taking my pc to the store……thnks a million….all ur steps work and did fix my problem!!

    But give me information that how same virus can deteted my PC????

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