What is ByteDefender.exe, How to remove ByteDefender.exe

ByteDefender.exe is a harmful program.

remove It is a component of malware or spyware, 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.

Name: ByteDefender
Filename: ByteDefender.exe
Registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | ByteDefender

Command: C:\Program Files\ByteDefender Software\ByteDefender\ByteDefender.exe
Startup Type: HKLM->Run
HijackThis Category: O4
HijackThis Line:

O4 – HKLM\..\Run: [ByteDefender] “C:\Program Files\ByteDefender Software\ByteDefender\ByteDefender.exe” -min

DDS Line:

mRun: [ByteDefender] C:\Program Files\ByteDefender Software\ByteDefender\ByteDefender.exe

Combofix/RSIT Line:

“ByteDefender”=C:\Program Files\ByteDefender Software\ByteDefender\ByteDefender.exe [2010-05-20 673808]

Description: core component of ByteDefender. ByteDefenderis a rogue antispyware program.

How to remove: use these ByteDefender removal instructions or the steps below.

Download Avenger from here and unzip to your desktop.
Run Avenger, make sure that the box next to “Scan for rootkits” has a tick in it and that the box next to “Automatically disable any rootkits found” does not have a tick in it, copy,then paste the following text in Input script Box:
Registry values to delete:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | ByteDefender

Folders to delete:
C:\Program Files\ByteDefender Software

Then click on ‘Execute’.

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