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What is Smart Defender Pro

Posted on 22 July 2009 under Rogue Programs

1. What is Smart Defender Pro?

It is a rogue computer security application also definable as a scareware. The prime Smart Defender Pro purpose is to convince PC user to buy licensed program version by the means of deception.
There are several trick methods that Smart Defender Pro uses to deceive the victim:
· heavy "Spyware Alert" exposure;
· annoying program behaviour, such as computer scans each time PC is started;
· exaggerated scan reports containing inaccurate information, such as contrived threat names or entries that has not been actually infected.

Every time computer scan has been performed, program will ask to buy commercial Smart Defender Pro version in order to remove found virus and spyware. Due to the fact that application belongs to rogue programs, it is unable to remove any kind of computer parasites. The best way to act is to uninstall Smart Defender Pro (will not remove completely through Add/Remove Programs). For Smart Defender Pro removal help see "How to remove" section below.

2. Smart Defender Pro screen shot:

Smart Defender Pro

3. How to remove Smart Defender Pro:

  1. Internet connection might be disabled or Internet browser might be blocked by Smart Defender Pro, so it won't be possible to download any files to infected computer. In this case please download all files required for Smart Defender Pro removal to another computer and then transfer them on the infected one using CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
  2. To remove Smart Defender Pro download Spyware Doctor and install the program (for the installation guide click here). Before installation, make sure all other programs and windows are closed.
  3. After the installation, computer scan should be started automatically. If so, please move to the next step. If not, click "Status" on the left side menu and press "Scan Now" button to run computer scanner as shown in the picture below:

  4. After the scan has been completed and scan results have been generated, press "Fix Checked" button to remove Smart Defender Pro.

  5. Restart the computer to complete Smart Defender Pro removal procedure.