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Total PC Defender 2010 Adware Removal Instructions

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The Emsi Software malware research team has discoverd a new outbreak of the Total PC Defender 2010 adware. a-squared Anti-Malware detects this malware as Adware.Win32.TotalPCDefender2010.

Total PC Defender 2010 is a rogue security program. A rogue application tries to trick you by displaying false positive/misleading scan results report, which says that your computer is infected with viruses or trojan, but you will not be able to delete them before you purchase.

Create new files:

  • %ProgramFiles%Total PC DefenderTotal PC Defender.exe
  • %UserProfile%Application DataMicrosoftInternet ExplorerQuick LaunchTotal PC Defender.lnk
  • %UserProfile%DesktopTotal PC Defender.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuTotal PC DefenderTotal PC Defender.lnk

Create new registry entries:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallTotal PC Defender
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwaremicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun, “Total PC Defender”




How to remove the infection of Total PC Defender 2010 (Adware.Win32.TotalPCDefender2010)?

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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