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Danger level 8
Type: Rogue Anti-Spyware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Slow Computer
Other mutations known as:


SaveDefender is a very misleading fake rogue application. SaveDefender makes use of many different malicious tactics in order to trick users and take their money. It is imperative that you are able to identify the symptoms of SaveDefender in order to identify it as soon as possible. The longer SaveDefender remains on your system, the more damage it may cause. SaveDefender is not safe and it will not defend your computer like the name suggests, this is all one big malicious scam in order to try to obtain innocent peoples hard earned money.

SaveDefender may go by the following names:
Save Defender

SaveDefender may display the following symptoms:

• Is your computers performance slower than usual?
• Are you receiving annoying pop ups?
• Are things changing on your machine, that you didn't change yourself?
• Do you see a scan report that has taken place, which you didn't start?
• Are you receiving fake scan report results?
• Is your computer generating scary system security notifications?
• Are you being asked to buy a full version in order to rectify these problems?
• Is your internet connection acting differently to usual?

SaveDefender will trick you into thinking that your computer has all types of dangerous threats. Once you are scared enough it will take complete advantage of this false situation which it has created and will offer you a solution in the form of the full version which is also fake. It will ask you to pay a small fee, which it then promises will fix all your computer problems. The truth of the matter is that the only computer problems which you actually have is SaveDefender itself.

It is imperative that you remove SaveDefender immediately upon detection. You need to be aware of the factor that all computer security notifications which it presents you with are all fake. The scan that it does is also fake and so are the scan results which it generates.

The best advice that can be offered is for you remove SaveDefender immediately upon detection. You could make use of the manual removal instructions but you need to be seriously warned that you run the risk of causing even further damage to your computer if you do something incorrectly. It is strongly advised that you rather make use of a decent and up to date antispyware removal tool that is able to both detect as well as automatically delete SaveDefender for you.

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How to manually remove SaveDefender

Files associated with SaveDefender infection:

1 SaveDefender.lnk

SaveDefender processes to kill:


Remove SaveDefender registry entries:


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