Win Defrag

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Win Defrag 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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Detection of Win Defrag (Recommended)

Win Defrag is difficult to detect and remove. Win Defrag is not likely to be removed through a convenient "uninstall" feature. Win Defrag, 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 Win Defrag and other spyware, adware, trojans and viruses on your computer.

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

Method of Infection

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

Another method of distributing Win Defrag 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 Win Defrag on your system. Win Defrag 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 Win Defrag, use this SpyHunter Spyware dectection tool to detect Win Defrag and other common Spyware infections. After detection of Win Defrag, the next advised step is to remove Win Defrag with the purchase of the SpyHunter Spyware removal tool.


Win Defrag 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 Win Defrag from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

Win Defrag, as well as other Spyware, are constantly evolving and becoming more advanced to avoid detection. Win Defrag 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 Win Defrag, 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 Win Defrag and other types of spyware.

Remove Win Defrag manually

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





Other Files

  • %Temp%\dfrg
  • %Temp%\dfrgr
  • %UserProfile%\Desktop\HDD Control.lnk
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Win Defrag\
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Win Defrag\Win Defrag.lnk
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Win Defrag\Uninstall Win Defrag.lnk

Registry Keys

  • [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command]
  • [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\secfile\shell\open\command]
  • [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe\shell\open\command]
  • @="exefile"
  • "Content Type"="application/x-msdownload"
  • [-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\secfile]

External links

If you believe your computer is infected with spyware,
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