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Danger level 8
Type: Rogue Anti-Spyware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Slow internet connection
  • System crashes
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Slow Computer

AV Defender

AV Defender (or AVDefender) is a very malicious rogue antispyware application that has been created in order to steal your money and only leave you with many computer problems in return. AV Defender is able to actually fake itself being a program or a malicious website. It may enter your computer from the Zlob or Vundo Trojans.You need to be aware of the factor that AV Defender will try any trick that it can in order to convince users to buy the full version.

AV Defender may display some of the following symptoms:
•Annoying pop up messages.
•A fake scan report.
•Fake scan report results.
•Security system notifications.
•The option of buying a full version.
•Slow computer performance.
•Desktop settings that change.
•Your web browser may be redirected.

AV Defender needs to get removed from your computer as soon as possible upon immediate detection. You need to be warned that if you choose to make use of the manual removal process, the risks are very high of you causing severe additional damage to your computer. It is within your best interest to choose the automatic removal process. Where a decent software application will detect as well as automatically remove AV Defender for you. When it comes to anything related to AV Defenderr, it is highly suggested that you don\'t take any chances as the risks are too high.

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How to manually remove AV Defender

Files associated with AV Defender infection:


AV Defender processes to kill:


Remove AV Defender registry entries:



  1. Sarah Jun 11, 2014

    AV Defender is rebranded Bit Defender. It's also called Security Manager AV Defender. See here:

  2. Abraham Sep 10, 2015

    Yes, We agree and the blog is absolutely 100% true. We have same issue, completely decrypted by trojan "Security Manager AV Defender" is really not antivirus and we can call it as Virus

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