Antivirus Defender 2015 Virus – Removal Instructions
Antivirus Defender 2015 is one of the new viruses that are categorized under the category, rogue antivirus. It is also known as the System Defender virus. Antivirus Defender 2015 virus is considered a rogue antivirus because it poses as a legitimate antivirus, when in fact, it is a computer virus that only fools people. Specifically, Antivirus Defender 2015 has been scaring computer users, especially computer users who are not aware of dangerous computer viruses. This way of scaring people to do something is another reason why Antivirus Defender 2015 is not just considered as a rogue antivirus but as a scareware as well.
What is a scareware? A scareware is a combination of the words scare and software. This means that this type of software is specifically designed to scare people. Antivirus Defender 2015 is another creation of Rogue.FakeVimes or also known as FakeVimes. FakeVimes created other rogue antivirus softwares such as System Defender, Windows Security Master, Windows Defence Unit, and Windows Antivirus Booster. All of these rogue antivirus software are all in the mission of scaring people into giving them money.
Antivirus Defender 2015, like all of its other siblings, has been successful in getting money from people. What does this virus do that people are freely giving their money to the manufacturers? Are they aware that Antivirus Defender 2015 is a rogue antivirus? Once Antivirus Defender 2015 is installed in a computer, it will run a scan on the computer and look for suspected computer viruses. What computer users do not know is that Antivirus Defender 2015 is packed with a scripted scan result sheets. The scan will run just to make the computer users believe that there is a real scan going.
Once the fake scan is over, Antivirus Defender 2015 will show the fake scan results that the computer is infected with multiple notorious viruses. The fake scan results will then encourage the computer users to buy the full version of Antivirus Defender 2015, making them believing that purchasing the full version of the rogue antivirus will delete all of the viruses in their computer. This is how Antivirus Defender 2015 gets all the money they can get from computer users.
Step-by-Step Antivirus Defender 2015 Virus Removal Instructions
The Virus Help Center has carefully created these instructions in order to make the removal of the Antivirus Defender 2015 virus as easy as possible.
**PLEASE REMEMBER** – If the computer that is infected with the Antivirus Defender 2015 virus is running Microsoft’s “Windows 8” operating system, please use this Windows 8 Virus Removal Instructions page.
1. Restart the Computer into Safe Mode with Networking
The Antivirus Defender 2015 virus is usually a lot less active in Safe Mode with Networking. This will allow you to bypass the virus and install the Antivirus Defender 2015 Virus Removal software.
How to boot into Safe Mode with Networking:
a. Turn off the computer and wait 1 minute
b. Turn on the computer and immediately begin pressing the “F8” button multiple times until you see the Windows Advanced options menu
c. When the Windows Advanced options menu appears, select “Safe Mode with Networking” and press “ENTER”
2. Install Spyhunter 4
The software we recommend to remove Antivirus Defender 2015 has received awards for its virus removal capabilities and is used by millions worldwide.
Install Spyhunter 4:
a. Click the “Windows” key and the “R” key to open the Run box (See Image below)
b. Type the following into the Run Command box: iexplore http://virushelpcenter.com/fix and press “ENTER”
c. After pressing “OK” the installation will begin and you will be asked to “Run” or “Save”- Select “RUN”
3. Complete the Scan and Remove the Antivirus Defender 2015 Virus
The software will automatically begin the scanning process and once completed will show the results of all the infections found. Please Note: the scan results will show the files names and not the actual name of the particular virus.
Fully remove Antivirus Defender 2015:
a. Click “Fix” when the virus scan is complete.
b. Register Spyhunter to completely remove the Antivirus Defender 2015 virus.
c. Spyhunter will remove the Antivirus Defender 2015 virus and protect you from future threats.