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Uninstall Windows Defence Unit virus&malware

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Windows Defence Unit is a rogue antivirus that gets installed in users’ computers and brings troubles to the infected computer. When you see this threat, it scans your computer without your permission. Then it says there are tons of problems in your computer and you need to fix it. Then it will pop up a windows asking you to purchase a full version of it. If you do not pay it will keep popping up that windows.

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In addition, it can also bring other annoyance to your computer. When you try to remove Windows Defence Unit via antivirus programs, it can block your AV and other attempts to stop it. As other antivirus is stopped, your PC will become very weak and viruses can easily infiltrate your computer. When Windows Defence Unit scans your computer, it actually searches for loopholes in your computer and tries to get more information about the whole PC,such as ports being open, or the configuration of firewall. When you do other things with your computer, Windows Defence Unit monitors what you do and send them back to hackers. If you log into your online accounts or other accounts, then your personal information is exposed to others. With such a threat in your computer, it must be a painful experience. As antivirus programs is stopped, then please follow this post and remove Windows Defence Unit manually. If you have other problems or difficulty during the removal process, you can contact our 24/7 online experts for tech support.

How to uninstall Windows Defence Unit permanently--removal guide

Step 1: Launch your system into Safe Mode with Networking.
Keep tapping F8 when you restart your computer and then restart your system.

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Step 2: Uninstall Windows Defence Unit virus from the Control Panel.
Click: Start->Control Panel->Uninstall a Program. Find Windows Defence Unit virus and uninstall it.

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Step 3: Delete corrupted registry value in registry editor.
Hit Windows+R and then type in regedit, then hit Enter.

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then find the following registry values and delete them:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Windows/Currentversion/Run/Windows Defence Unit
HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Windows/Currentversion/RunOnce{Windows Defence Unit}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/Software/Microsoft/Windows/Currentversion/Run/Windows Defence Unit
%appdata%
%temp%

Step 4: restart your computer.

Be careful that manual removal may require professional skill because we need to deal with registry editor. If you still could not remove this threat, please feel free to start a live chat with our 24/7 online experts for tech support.

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