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Windows Enterprise Defender Adware Removal Instructions

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The Emsi Software malware research team has discoverd a new outbreak of the Windows Enterprise Defender adware. a-squared Anti-Malware detects this malware as Adware.Win32.WindowsEnterpriseDefender.

Windows Enterprise Defender is an rogue scanner program, it will act like antivirus program. It show misleading scan results, and fake security alerts to convince the user that their computer infected with malware. The author of WindowsEnterpriseDefender is still the same as that made Windows PC Defender (Adware.Win32.WindowsPCDefender). To more convince users, WindowsEnterpriseDefender will also create numerous files on your computer that will be detected as malware when the program scans your computer, but will not allow you to remove them until you purchase it.

This application try to contacts, to download the latest update of this rogue.

Create new files:

  • %SystemRoot%system32driversetchosts
  • %AllUsersProfile%Application Datae5d147.mof
  • %AllUsersProfile%Application Datae5d1unins000.dat
  • %AllUsersProfile%Application Datae5d1WED.ico
  • %AllUsersProfile%Application Datae5d1WindowsEDefender.exe
  • %AllUsersProfile%Application Datae5d1BackUpHyperSnap-DX.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Application
  • %AllUsersProfile%Application DataWEDDSyswed.cfg
  • %UserProfile%Application DataMicrosoftInternet ExplorerQuick LaunchWindows Enterprise Defender.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Application DataWindows Enterprise DefenderInstructions.ini
  • %UserProfile%Cookiesvirus [email protected][2].txt
  • %UserProfile%DesktopWindows Enterprise Defender.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuWindows Enterprise Defender.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsWindows Enterprise Defender.lnk

Create new registry entries:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassesWindowsEDefender.DocHostUIHandler
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallWindows Enterprise Defender

This rogue also try to modify hosts file:

Malware screenshots:







How to remove the infection of Adware.Win32.WindowsEnterpriseDefender?

To delete this malware infection, please download and install a-squared Anti-Malware. Run a full scan on all drives and move all detected items to the quarantine.

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