How to remove Windows Defence Counsel

The Windows Defence Counsel is one of the FakeVimes family new rogue products. It is another fake antivirus program that comes to the system with Trojans from malicious and infected web sites. After it is installed and configured to run on the system startup, it will perform fake security scans and intimidate the system user with fake alerts about insecurities found in the system. Though, these insecurities do not exist in reality besides the Windows Defence Counsel. The main target of this faked activity is an attempt to scare an inexperienced system user and press him or her into purchase of inexistent licensed version of this program. There is a chance that the purchase of inexistent program with a credit card might disclose used credit card info and other security information to cyber criminals. If you are concerned about your privacy and security, then you need to remove Windows Defence Counsel as soon as possible.

Windows Defense Counsil GUI sample

If Windows Defence Counsel is found in your system, then your computer is under control from a distant location and you should be aware of the danger that presents this malicious program. This program has only one purpose to get as much of your money as possible to get. It expects to make you willingly pay some money to criminals and let them know how to get the rest. Do not let criminals to fool yourself.

Remove Windows Defence Counsel

You can remove this malicious program with a special removal tool at the portion of the price asked by the malware manufacturers. If you have sufficient experienced in the system administration, you can remove Windows Defence Counsel manually for free by following instructions placed below.

Automated Removal

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Manual Removal

Note: The manual removal is not an option for everyone because it requires some experience and confidence in working with the Windows system administration tools. We recommend this way only for experienced users who can edit System Registry. If your knowledge and skills are not sufficient, then removal of the malware with a professional removal tool will be safe and reliable way for you to go. If you however take a risk without being sure in the success of the manual, then use helping articles for simple tasks if you need any guidance.
Whatever way you choose, you have to be aware of the danger that inaccurate work or the removal from you System Registry wrong keys might result in your system being broken. Do not edit your Registry without making a backup and remember that you are responsible for the result of manual removal.

Stop Windows Defence Counsel processes

Protector-[rnd].exe

How to Stop Malicious Process with your Task Manager

Remove Windows Defence Counsel Registry Entries:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Inspector = %AppData%\Protector-[random].exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\a.exe\Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\aAvgApi.exe\Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AAWTray.exe\Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\About.exe\Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\ackwin32.exe\Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\Ad-Aware.exe\Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\adaware.exe\Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\advxdwin.exe\Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AdwarePrj.exe\Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\agent.exe\Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\agentsvr.exe\Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\agentw.exe\Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\alertsvc.exe\Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\alevir.exe\Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\alogserv.exe\Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AlphaAV\Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AlphaAV.exe\Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionSystemRestore “DisableSR ” = ‘1’

How to Edit Windows Registry

Unregister Windows Defence Counsel DLLs:

%AppData%\NPSWF32.dll

How to Unregister DLL file

Remove Windows Defence Counsel files:
%AppData%\NPSWF32.dll
%AppData%\Protector-.exe
%AppData%\Protector-.exe
%AppData%\result.db

How to Show Hidden Files

If this instruction are confusing, and you are not really sure what they are about, then it is better for you not to undertake a risk of the responsibility for the result of manual removal that might end as well in a system complete inoperability. Remember that there is a tool that might remove Windows Defence Counsel in a safe and reliable way with a certain result.

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