Malware Defender 2015 Virus – Removal Instructions
Malware Defender 2015 is another computer threat manufactured by Rogue.FakeVimes or also known as FakeVimes. Specifically, Malware Defender 2015 is a rogue antivirus. This particular program leads people to believe that it can actually remove viruses from their computers. Other rogue antiviruses that are created by FakeVimes like Malware Defender 2015 are Windows Security Master, Windows Defence Unit, Windows Antivirus Booster, and Windows Primary Shield. All of these software are rogue antiviruses that scrape people’s money by making them believe that these are legitimate software.
Malware Defender 2015 is also categorized as a scareware, like other software that is created by FakeVimes. Why? The main purpose of the rogue antivirus software is to collect money from people who would believe that Malware Defender 2015 is a legitimate antivirus. Malware Defender 2015 seems to be a friendly antivirus program to computer users who are not aware that there are scams in the internet. Basically, the creators of Malware Defender 2015 wanted to gather large amounts of money from people who they can fool.
Malware Defender 2015 shows itself like a regular antivirus program. It can even be downloaded for free. Once Malware Defender 2015 is installed in the computer, it will run a scan. After the scan, it will show a scan result of the computer’s status with regards to antivirus and infections. What people do not know is that Malware Defender 2015 does not actually scan your computer because it is not capable of. Instead, it will show itself running a scan on your computer with multiple viruses and infections found. But what people do not know is that the scan is scripted. The scan results it displays is programmed so that the computer users will believe that there are actually multiple viruses in their computers.
Also, they would also show that there is a way to get rid of all the viruses in your computer. How? They will offer you to purchase the full version of Malware Defender 2015 so that you can get rid of all the detected viruses in your computer. With this scam, the creators of Malware Defender 2015 were able to collect money from people.
Step-by-Step Malware Defender 2015 Virus Removal Instructions
The Virus Help Center has carefully created these instructions in order to make the removal of the Malware Defender 2015 virus as easy as possible.
**PLEASE REMEMBER** – If the computer that is infected with the Malware 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 Malware 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 Malware 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 Malware 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 Malware 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 Malware Defender 2015:
a. Click “Fix” when the virus scan is complete.
b. Register Spyhunter to completely remove the Malware Defender 2015 virus.
c. Spyhunter will remove the Malware Defender 2015 virus and protect you from future threats.