Internet Defender

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Internet Defender Information
Type: Spyware
Analysis: Installs & gathers info from a PC without user permission.
Infection: By downloading freeware & shareware.
Symptoms: Changes PC settings, excessive popups & slow PC performance.
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IE Alert:

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To check your computer for Internet Defender, download SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool.

SpyHunter spyware detection tool is only a scanner meant to assist you in detecting Internet Defender and other threats. If you detect the presence of Internet Defender on your PC, you have the opportunity to purchase the SpyHunter removal tool to remove any traces of Internet Defender.


Detection of Internet Defender (Recommended)

Internet Defender is difficult to detect and remove. Internet Defender is not likely to be removed through a convenient "uninstall" feature. Internet Defender, as well as other spyware, can re-install itself even after it appears to have been removed.

You also run the risk of damaging your computer since you're required to find and delete sensitive files in your system such as DLL files and registry keys. It is recommended you use a good spyware remover to remove Internet Defender and other spyware, adware, trojans and viruses on your computer.

Run a Internet Defender scan/check to successfully detect all Internet Defender files with the SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool. If you wish to remove Internet Defender, you can either purchase the SpyHunter spyware removal tool to remove Internet Defender or follow the Internet Defender manual removal method provided in the "Remedies and Prevention" section.

Method of Infection

There are many ways your computer could get infected with Internet Defender. Internet Defender can come bundled with shareware or other downloadable software.

Another method of distributing Internet Defender involves tricking you by displaying deceptive pop-up ads that may appear as regular Windows notifications with links which look like buttons reading Yes and No. No matter which "button" that you click on, a download starts, installing Internet Defender on your system. Internet Defender installs on your computer through a trojan and may infect your system without your knowledge or consent.

If you think you may already be infected with Internet Defender, use this SpyHunter Spyware dectection tool to detect Internet Defender and other common Spyware infections. After detection of Internet Defender, the next advised step is to remove Internet Defender with the purchase of the SpyHunter Spyware removal tool.


Internet Defender may attempt to change your computer's desktop, hijack your browser, monitor your Internet browsing activities, change system files, and can do this without your knowledge or permission. Therefore, it is strongly recommended to remove all traces of Internet Defender from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

Internet Defender, as well as other Spyware, are constantly evolving and becoming more advanced to avoid detection. Internet Defender along with its variants can install in different locations and even when you try to uninstall it you find they reappear when you reboot your computer.

Install a good anti-spyware software

When there's a large number of traces of Spyware, for example Internet Defender, that have infected a computer, the only remedy may be to automatically run a Spyware scan from a good anti-spyware software designed to detect Internet Defender and other types of spyware.

Remove Internet Defender manually

Another method to remove Internet Defender is to manually delete Internet Defender files in your system. Detect and remove the following Internet Defender files:


  • c:\Program Files\Internet Defender\Internet Defender.dll

Other Files

  • c:\Program Files\Internet Defender
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\56a10a26-dc02-40f3-a4da-8fa92d06b357_33.lnk
  • c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\56a10a26-dc02-40f3-a4da-8fa92d06b357_33.ico
  • c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\56a10a26-dc02-40f3-a4da-8fa92d06b357_33.lnk
  • c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\56a10a26-dc02-40f3-a4da-8fa92d06b357_33.avi
  • %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Internet Defender.lnk

Registry Keys

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "56a10a26-dc02-40f3-a4da-8fa92d06b357_33"
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{56a10a26-dc02-40f1-a4da-8fa92d06b357}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{56a10a26-dc02-40f1-a4da-8fa92d06b357}
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "56a10a26-dc02-40f3-a4da-8fa92d06b357_33"

External links

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