XP Defender 2013 Virus – Removal Instructions

XP Defender 2013, also known as XP Defender, is a virus infection spreading throughout the world. The XP Defender 2013 Virus should be removed from an infected computer immediately. Removal instructions are at the end of the article.

XP Defender 2013 was designed by cyber criminals to look like a real antivirus program and manipulate computer users into believing that it is legit. However, this is definitely not a legitimate application. XP Defender 2013 is a virus and should be removed from any computer that it has infected.

XP Defender 2013 Virus Image

Once a computer is infected with the XP Defender 2013 Virus the graphical user interface will appear and a fake computer scan will occur. This particular infection is acquired while browsing the internet and downloading an unknown file. This unknown file contains the XP Defender 2013 Virus.

The majority of the time you will never know exactly where you acquired XP Defender. Computers that become infected with these types of viruses never actually download and run anything, the infection occurs in the background. Once infected though you will instantly know something is wrong.

We will show you how to completely get rid of XP Defender 2013 using our removal instructions below.

Upon infection, the XP Defender 2013 program will appear and fake scans will begin. This bogus program will then show scan results that alert you to infections it has found. You must always remember that this is not a real computer program. XP Defender 2013 is a virus and does not do anything of benefit.

The alerts, scan results, warning, activation notices and persistent pop ups will not go away until you permanently remove the XP Defender 2013 Virus. You cannot simply uninstall XP Defender 2013 from your computer. You must use a professional virus removal program.

The system restore feature is disabled on computers that are infected with XP Defender 2013. The creators of the malicious program has purposely removed the ability to perform a system restore in an effort to prevent anyone from removing the program. Attempting to do a system restore is a waste of time and will not get rid of XP Defender 2013 unfortunately.

A professional virus removal program is necessary to permanently remove XP Defender 2013 from your computer. We recommend a virus removal program called PC Tools for removing the XP Defender 2013 Virus from your computer.

PC Tools will perform a full complete scan of your computer. It will detect the virus and remove it entirely from the infected computer. PC Tools will also protect the computer from any future threats that may occur. We will show you how to completely get rid of XP Defender 2013 using our removal instructions.

XP Defender 2013

Virus Removal Instructions

The virus removal instructions we have outlined below has been proven remove the XP Defender 2013 Virus. You must be on the infected computer when performing these steps.

1 To begin, go ahead and reboot the infected computer. If the infected computer is turned off, go ahead and turn it on.

2 Immediately as the computer begins to boot, press F8 many times. Pressing F8 allows you to access the Advanced Options Menu.

3 Once you are in the Advanced Options Menu, use your arrow keys and select the Safe Mode with Networking option. Press enter when you have selected that option.

Safe Mode with Networking

4 Windows will now boot into Safe Mode with Networking. Safe Mode with Networking will allow you to remove XP Defender 2013 which it would not allow when Windows was in normal mode.

5Now that the virus is not running it is time to begin removal. On your keyboard, click and hold the Windows key, then press the R key. See keyboard diagram below.


6 After you have pressed the Windows and R key, the Windows Run Box will open. Type exactly the following into the run box and click OK:

iexplore https://spywarehelpcenter.com/remove

Windows Run Remove

After clicking OK, your computer will connect to our website and download our recommended virus removal program called Spyware Doctor by PC Tools.

7 When you see the PC Tools download box, click the Run button. The picture of the download box is below. After you click the “Run” button, PC Tools will launch. If your computer asks if you are sure you want to run PC Tools, click OK. The PC Tools installation will begin. After fully installing PC Tools the virus scan will automatically begin.

PC Tools Download Box Click Run

8 After PC Tools has scanned your computer and found XP Defender 2013 it is time to remove it. Simply click “Fix Checked” to remove the virus.

*Please note: You will not see the actual virus name in the list of found infections. The name of the virus in the PC Tools database is different than the name of the virus you see on your computer. If you see various infections on the scan results then that means that PC Tools found the XP Defender 2013 Virus.

9 After you click “Fix Checked” you are going to need to register PC Tools to remove XP Defender 2013. Please register PC Tools and the XP Defender 2013 Virus will be removed.

Registering PC Tools offers superior benefits including real-time constant protection against any potential threats. PC Tools will detect and remove any future threats that may occur including viruses, spyware, trojans, registry infections and more. It is a great all-in-one solution for your computer security needs and that is why we recommend it.

10 After you have registered PC Tools, and the virus was removed, you can safely reboot into Normal Mode. The virus will be completely gone.

Call us toll free at 888.801.8751 if you wish to speak to our virus removal team.

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