Windows Defence Counsel

Windows Defence Counsel If you’ve found this page, very likely you’ve been infected with Windows Defence Counsel. You must be wondering how something that can’t even manage to spell defense correctly can cause so much trouble, we’re right there with you. Generally speaking, Windows Defence Counsel would be what is known as a rogueware/malware. Essentially, it impersonates a legitimate antivirus application in order to fool you, the user, into paying the manufacturer of the infection to remove–itself. Dirty right? Well, you’re not going to lie down that easily and neither are we! It’s time to fight back, and this guide will enable you to do just that. How Did I get infected with Windows Defence Counsel? Most frequently, you’ll receive no feedback from your web browser when this type of infection gets into your computer. Oftentimes this is what as known as an injection attack, malicious code is inserted between pages on a website; the infection loads into your computer between the pages by exploiting known vulnerabilities in your web-browser and before you know it, its installed. These types of infections can also come in the guise of fake software updates, or free virus scans that you’ll find on websites. How Much Damage is Windows Defence Counsel Doing? The really obnoxious feature of this infection is breaking the executable file association in Windows. While that sounds complicated, basically all it does is remove the associate of .exe files with a specific utility in Windows. This is what causes that window asking what you would like to use to run a program that would normally just open. The only other...

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