Smart Defender PRO / SmartDefenderPRO Virus Removal Guide
Smart Defender PRO is a fake antivirus program. The program itself is nonfunctional and it hopes to trick the user into purchasing it. The program is a considered to be a rogue security application. It will attempt to scare the user into purchasing the program.
The program may overstate the number of infections in a computer to scare the user into purchasing the program. The user usually gets many pop ups from the program and the program’s website. The program may use many system resources and therefore slow down the computer.
Virus Type: Rogue Security Application: Click Here To Learn More
Threat Level: 8 / 10
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Manual Smart Defender PRO Removal -
Stop Smart Defender PRO Processes (Learn How To Do This)
Remove Smart Defender PRO Files (Learn How To Do This)
C:\Documents and Settings\[username]\Application Data\Smart Defender PRO\smrtdefp.exe
Remove Smart Defender PRO Registry Keys (Learn How To Do This)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Smart Defender PRO
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\”Smart Defender PRO”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Smart Defender PRO
Common Questions -
1. What is a computer virus? (Click Here To View)
2. How did I get this computer virus? (Click Here To View)
3. What common symptoms show that my computer may be infected? (Click Here To View)
4. What is a rogue security application? (Click Here To View)
5. What are some antivirus and antispyware programs which I can use to remove viruses and spyware? (Click Here To View)
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