How to Remove/ Uninstall Windows Pro Defence Kit Fake Antivirus

Posted by John Larkin - March 20, 2014

Windows Pro Defence Kit is accidentally installed to the system? Receive lots of fake security alerts? The system runs much slowly? Don’t worry, this page will do you a favor to solve the problem.

Description of Windows Pro Defence Kit Virus:

Windows Pro Defence Kit is a nasty antivirus program which is created by cyber criminals to deceive PC users. Trojan viruses can help this malicious antivirus program to cheat PC users into believing that their computers have been infected with numerous viruses. And then it will ask you to buy its registered version to delete viruses. Windows Pro Defence Kit virus can pretent to scan your system. After scanning, it claims that your PC has been infected with many viruses and recommends you to buy its registered version. It is very obvious that the creators’ goal is to earn money from innocent PC users.

What is more, nasty program Windows Pro Defence Kit prohibits you from running any legal programs on your system. The rogue program also blocks other programs. By this way, the program can stop you from running security programs to get rid of it and search the information on the network. If you see Windows Pro Defence Kit or other security warnings similar to the fake program offers, it means that your PC has been affected. Please don’t trust the program, or you may get your money lost. You must eliminate Windows Pro Defence Kit rogueware completely, if you detect it on your system.

Screenshot of Windows Pro Defence Kit Virus:

Troubles Caused by Windows Pro Defence Kit Virus:

Windows Pro Defence Kit virus gets into the target computer stealthily
Windows Pro Defence Kit virus changes system registry settings without approval
Windows Pro Defence Kit virus inserts lots of harmful scripts to the system files
Windows Pro Defence Kit virus pretends to scan the system and displays numerous fake warnings
Windows Pro Defence Kit virus will induce the victim into buying fake antivirus
Windows Pro Defence Kit virus could allow additional risky PC viruses to cause further damage
Windows Pro Defence Kit virus traces keyboard activities and steals personal information
Windows Pro Defence Kit virus affects the whole PC performance greatly and even causes system crash

As is described above, we should be aware that the earlier we remove Windows Pro Defence Kit virus, the better it will be. Hence, we post detailed manual removal guide below. If you are not familiar with the computer, please take every step carefully.

Instructions to Remove Windows Pro Defence Kit Virus:

Step 1: Show hidden files. Click Start Menu > Control Panel > Folder Option, and tick “Show hidden files and folders” and uncheck “Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)”. Press OK.

Step 2: Restart the computer in Safe Mode with Networking. Press F8 before the startup screen appears till the options appear. Use arrow keys to select it.

Step 3: End suspicious processes of Windows Pro Defence Kit virus. Hit Ctrl+Alt+Delete together to run Task Manager. Click Process tab, click on unfamiliar processes and click End process.

Step 4: Delete registry files of Windows Pro Defence Kit virus. Press Win+R to launch Run, enter “regedit”, you’ll see the Registry Editor. Then find and remove suspicious files in various directories.



HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ Windows Pro Defence Kit

Step 5: Search and remove inserted files of Windows Pro Defence Kit virus.

%StartMenu%\Programs\random.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\ Windows Pro Defence Kit \Help.lnk

You should know that manual removal of Windows Pro Defence Kit virus needs certain level of computer skills. Any mistake can lead to additional computer troubles. If you are afraid of making unexpected errors, contact Doofix online experts who will be 24/7 available to help you fix your problems.



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