What is WinDefragmenter, How to remove Win Defragmenter

Win Defragmenter is a harmful program.

remove It is a malicious 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.

Win Defragmenter associated files and folders:

%UserProfile%\Desktop\Win Defragmenter.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Win Defragmenter
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Win Defragmenter\Win Defragmenter.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Win Defragmenter\Uninstall Win Defragmenter.lnk

Win Defragmenter associated registry keys and values:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | {RANDOM}

Core filename: {RANDOM}.exe
Command: %Temp%\{RANDOM}.exe
HijackThis shows Win Defragmenter:

O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [{RANDOM}] %Temp%\{RANDOM}.exe

Description: Win Defragmenter is a fake computer defragmenter and diagnostics program. Once installed, it reports false information and displays fake alerts on the computer. The rogue program will imitate a system scan and report that your computer has some serious problems such critical errors in Windows registry, hard drive is missing or unreadable. Moreover, Win Defragmenter will block all Windows applications from running. The rogue will prompt you to buy its full version to fix these system errors. Most important, do not purchase this fake program! If your computer is infected with WinDefragmenter then follow the removal guide below to remove Win Defragmenter from your computer for free using legitimate free antimalware software.

How to remove: use the Win Defragmenter removal instructions or the steps below.

1. Reboot your computer in Safe mode with networking.

2. Download OTM by OldTimer from here and save to your desktop. Run OTM, copy,then paste the following text in “Paste Instructions for Items to be Moved” window (under the yellow bar):


Click the red Moveit! button. If you are asked to reboot the machine choose Yes. When the tool is finished, it will produce a report for you.

3. Download Malwarebytes Anti-malware. Install, perform a scan and let it remove what it found. Reboot afterwards (important).

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