Windows Defence Unit Removal Guide

Do you know what Windows Defence Unit is?

Windows Defence Unit is one of those rogue anti-spyware applications that might get onto your computer without your permission. Once it gets on the system, it will forbid you to access your legal documents and programs in order not to be removed. Besides, it will try to convince you that your system is infected with malicious software in order to extort money. As you can see, it does not differ from other similar programs, especially those that belong to FakeVimes family of infections. Thus, there is no point in keeping it on the system as well. Unfortunately, it is not very easy to erase Windows Defence Unit from your system, which is why we are ready to help you.

If you have Windows Defence Unit on your system, you will definitely notice various fake warnings and pop-ups that are used to scare you and make you believe that your system is infected with malicious software. However, if you try to click the Fix button, you will soon notice that you are asked to purchase a license of Windows Defence Unit. You should definitely not do that because this program is fake and you will pay money for nothing. Actually, it is not the only reason why we recommend that you do not upgrade this software. If you do not listen to our advice, you will reveal all your credit card details like name, surname, CVV, expiration date, and the like to cyber criminals. As this information is essential in order to use the card, it is very probable that cyber criminals will lose all these credit card details for their personal purposes and even steal all your money. We believe that it is not worth risking, which is why we recommend that you erase Windows Defence Unit from your system and ignore all the fake warnings in the meantime.
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In order to avoid similar programs in the future, you should definitely acquire a reliable antimalware tool like SpyHunter. What is more, you should not download suspicious free scanners that you are offered to install after clicking on one of those blinking ads claiming that your computer is infected. You should also try not to visit various unreliable websites because you might easily infect your system browsing on them.

Do you want to erase Windows Defence Unit from your system? You should enter one of the activation keys that you will find below in order to disable its annoying symptoms and then install a reliable malware remover. However, if you cannot download this automatic tool for any reasons, you should use the instructions provided below.

Activation keys:



How to remove Windows Defence Unit

Windows XP

  1. Restart your computer.
  2. Keep tapping F8 before Windows loads.
  3. Select Safe Mode with Networking using arrow keys.
  4. Click Yes.
  5. When Windows loads up, launch RUN and type in msconfig.
  6. Choose Startup option.
  7. Unselect all the items and click Apply.
  8. Open your browser and go to .
  9. Download the tool, install it and launch the scanner.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Restart your computer and keep tapping F8 when BIOS screen disappears.
  2. Select Safe Mode with Networking from Advanced Boot Options menu.
  3. Press Enter.
  4. Launch your browser and go to .
  5. Download SpyHunter.
  6. Install it and remove the rogue application.

Windows 8

  1. Press Windows key+C and then click Settings.
  2. Click the Power button, hold Shift and then select Restart.
  3. Click Troubleshoot.
  4. Select Advanced options.
  5. Click Startup Settings.
  6. Click the Restart button and then tap F5.
  7. Open your browser.
  8. Visit and download SpyHunter.
  9. Install it and scan your system.

In non-techie terms:

You should not expect that Windows Defence Unit is going to start doing something beneficial for your system because it has been created in order to earn money from innocent computer users. What you can do the best is to ignore all the warnings that it will display and remove it entirely from your system. If you decide to keep it, you will notice that it can considerably slow your system and might even do other annoying activities behind your back.

Aliases: Windows Defence Unit Virus.