XP Defender 2013

XP Defender 2013 Hello again! If you’ve found this page, you’ve probably been infected with XP Defender 2013 . Malware of this kind, while not particularly insidious, is designed to fool the user into purchasing itself to remove fake infections its supposedly found on your computer. Generally speaking, infections of this type accomplish this through scare tactics: preventing your computer from running any applications and making it difficult to access the internet. It may also alter your browser’s search settings, making simple tasks, like finding this guide, head-splittingly difficult. This client is a clone of Anti-Spyware, XP Home Security 2012, XP Anti-Virus 2012 and XP Security 2012 as well as Win 7 Anti-Spyware, Win 7 Home Security 2012     How Did I get infected with XP Defender 2013 ? In general, infections of this type come from ads on webpages that have been infected with the malware without the knowledge of the website’s administrator. You likely won’t even be asked to install anything, code from the infection exploits security vulnerabilities in Flash Player or your web-browser and simply installs itself. If this is the case, you should consider upgrading to a better antivirus. How Much Damage is XP Defender 2013 Doing? As with most infections of this type, the biggest headache associated with infections is disassociation of executable files in the registry. This is why you’re getting a message every time you want to run a program from Windows asking what program you’d like to use to run them. This is simply because the registry information that tells Windows how to execute executables has been damaged. We’ve posted...

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