System Defender Removal Guide

Do you know what System Defender is?

Inability to use your system properly, blocked internet connection – these are only a few features, which indicate that System Defender is running on your system, which has been reveled to be a newly crafted fake antispyware application. If you wish to maintain a fully functioning system, System Defender needs to be removed immediately. Do not trust any information that System Defender may provide you with and do not fall prey to the scare tactics employed by the cyber crooks who crafted this fake antivirus tool. Malware experts at System Defender have conducted an in-depth analysis of this infection; this article includes their findings and a comprehensive removal guide that will help you to delete System Defender.

Once System Defender is installed on your system it will start a fake system scan to find virtual threats on your PC. The scan results are totally hoax, and quite ironic, considering the fact that System Defender is actually a major virtual threat by itself. The provided results might scare unsuspecting users. After the scan is done you will be provided with a fake opportunity to remove the fake malware from your PC. Do not use the utterly worthless service provided by System Defender as it requires payment.System Defender Removal GuideSystem Defender screenshot
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Furthermore, System Defender will use a few other manipulation methods to trick users into paying for the fake removal process. The rogue antispyware will block quite a few .exe files, making the main applications such as Task Manager, Registry Editor, and web browsers absolutely unusable. It was also noticed that System Defender might even perform a few visual tricks. Your mouse cursor could be moved around randomly for a bit as well as your desktop might be flipped upside down. Ignore all of these annoying and frustrating activities and take immediate measure to remove System Defender as soon as possible. This rogue antispyware is a major virtual threat that could make your system virtually unusable, and could cause significant damage to the operating system. Do not hesitate and use the removal guide to get rid of System Defender.

The manual removal is quite complicated and might require advanced computer knowledge. Each step should be executed with your utmost attention as just one mistake could mean that System Defender was not removed properly. We strongly advise you to check the Windows registry system for potential leftovers of System Defender. It needs to be noted that tweaking registry entries could have devastating outcomes if not executed properly, this extra attention is required.

How to remove System Defender

Remove System Defender from Windows 7 and Windows Vista

  1. Restart your PC.
  2. Tap the F8 key repeatedly as the BIOS screen is loading.
  3. Select Safe Mode with Networking.
  4. Wait of the system to load.
  5. Go to %Temp% locate and remove nouwafmf.exe.

Remove System Defender from Windows 8

  1. Restart your PC.
  2. Hold the Shift key and simultaneously tap the F8 key multiple times.
  3. Select Troubleshoot from the Choose an option menu.
  4. Select Advanced options and click Startup Settings.
  5. Click Restart.
  6. Tap the F5 key on your keyboard to launch Safe Mode with Networking.
  7. Wait while the computer loads.
  8. Go to %Temp%.
  9. Locate nouwafmf.exe and remove it.

Remove System Defender from Windows XP

  1. Restart your PC.
  2. Tap the F8 key on your keyboard.
  3. Select Safe Mode with Networking.
  4. Go to %Temp% after the system is launched.
  5. Locate nouwafmf.exe and delete it.

In non-techie terms:

If you find manual removal too complicate, and that is quite likely, because not all users are have advanced computer knowledge, we firmly advise you to follow the automatic removal instructions, provided below.