What is System Defender, How to remove System Defender

System Defender is a harmful program.

remove It is a fake security program, you should immediately remove it using an antivirus and antispyware program.
If that does not help, then ask us for help in the Spyware removal forum.

System Defender associated files and folders:

C:\Program Files\System Defender
C:\Program Files\System Defender\System Defender.dll
%AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\System Defender.lnk
%UserProfile%\Desktop\System Defender.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\{RANDOM}.lnk
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\{RANDOM}.avi
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\{RANDOM}.ico
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\{RANDOM}.lnk

System Defender associated registry keys and values:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{RANDOM}
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | {RANDOM}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | {RANDOM}

Core filename: {RANDOM}
Description: System Defender is a fake antivirus program. When is started, it will perform a fake scan and state that your computer is infected with viruses, spyware and malware. Moreover, System Defender will display numerous fake security alerts and may block the legitimate and trustful applications used on your computer. In order to cure your PC, the program will suggest you to purchase its full version. Most important, do not pay for the fake software! Instead, follow the removal guide below to remove System Defender from your computer for free using legitimate free antimalware software.

How to remove: use the System Defender removal instructions or the steps below.

1. Reboot your computer in Safe mode with networking.
2. Download Malwarebytes Anti-malware. Install, perform a scan and let it remove what it found. Reboot afterwards (important).

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