Workaround to Remove Security Defender Malware

Security Defender

How to Delete and Clean Security Defender Fake Anti-virus Malware – Sometimes when your computer got infected with malwares, you might quickly search for free anti-malware without knowing whether it is reliable or a fake one. One of fake antimalware tool is Security Defender Malware. Security Defender has been of the variant of similar scams which posed as fake antivirus software. If your computer is infected with Security Defender malware, then don’t get panic as here it is the trick how to clean and remove Security Defender.

How to Uninstall Security Defender Permanently

What makes Security Defender a dangerous and malicious malware is that it authomatically shuts down, stops and prevents the genuine anti-virus and anti-malware software from running and execution, including blocks the ability for end user to install any anti-malware scanner program in a bid to remove Security Defender.

Security Defender

So follow these steps to delete Security Defender tool:

1- Restart computer and boot in Safe Mode by pressing FB during booting.

2- Run Registry Editor (RegEdit), Start >> Run >> type “regedit” >> and [OK], and delete the following Remove Security Defender registry keys:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{56a10a26-dc02-40f1-a4da-8fa92d06b357}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “56a10a26-dc02-40f3-a4da-8fa92d06b357_33″
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “56a10a26-dc02-40f3-a4da-8fa92d06b357_33″
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{56a10a26-dc02-40f1-a4da-8fa92d06b357}

3- Open an elevated command prompt as administrator, and run the following commands to unregister Security Defender DLL files:
regsvr32 /u "%Temp%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].dll"
regsvr32 /u "C:\Program Files\Security Defender\Security Defender.dll"

4- Find out and replace [RANDOM CHARACTERS].dll with the actual file name that located in %Temp% directory.

5- Delete the following Security Defender files:

%Temp%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].dll
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\56a10a26-dc02-40f3-a4da-8fa92d06b357_33.lnk
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Security Defender.lnk
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Security Defender.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\56a10a26-dc02-40f3-a4da-8fa92d06b357_33.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\56a10a26-dc02-40f3-a4da-8fa92d06b357_33.avi
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\56a10a26-dc02-40f3-a4da-8fa92d06b357_.mkv
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\56a10a26-dc02-40f3-a4da-8fa92d06b357_33.ico
c:\Program Files\Security Defender\Security Defender.dll
c:\Program Files\Security Defender

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