Description of  Desktop Defender 2010 and consequences of its residing on your PC

Contraviro is a first member of  the Desktop Defender 2010 family. In fact the family of Desktop Defender 2010 is not very numerous. To be precise, there are only three programs in the group. Thus, the middle link between Desktop Defender 2010 and UnVirex is Contraviro.
Desktop Defender 2010, according to its description by hackers, is not focused on safeguarding the desktops of computers but on scanning hard drives and removing viruses upon their detection; in reality, you need to remove Desktop Defender 2010 as a true virus. The only goal pursued by its developers and distributors is to benefit without investing into quite costly process of true antispyware creation. The problem about the counterfeit is that it do harms the host system and often downloaded and installed by trojans, which are likely to upload additional counterfeits afterwards.
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Desktop Defender 2010 Technical Details

  • Full name: Desktop Defender 2010, DesktopDefender 2010, Desktop-Defender 2010
  • Version: 2009
  • Type: Rogue anti-spyware
  • Related threats: Unvirex, Contraviro
  • Origin: Russia, Ukraine

Desktop Defender 2010 screenshot (click to enlarge):

Desktop Defender 2010

Signs of being infected with Desktop Defender 2010:

Desktop Defender 2010 is adware. That means it advertises something. To be specific, Desktop Defender 2010 advertises itself pretending to perform free scan and showing nag screens typical for antispyware. There is a hint at the endless nature of Desktop Defender 2010 trickery at the very first window shown to the user of infected with the adware computer system; just pay attention to the running man in the green circle and the reference to updates among other elements of the said front window. The updates for those users who have been misled into paying the activation fee demanded by  Desktop Defender 2010 mean they will be asked in the extremely annoying way to pay for updates. As you can see, the only way to cease the annoying ads is to remove  Desktop Defender 2010 adware.
The rogue also shows fake system warnings and, subject to the Windows vulnerability in the specific case, fake Windows firewalls.
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Automatic Removal of Desktop Defender 2010 from your PC:

The scam of Desktop Defender 2010 seems to be simple. However, there are many hardly observable associated parasites and hidden files of the rogue not to be omitted where you are going to get rid of Desktop Defender 2010 completely. Hence the best way to ensure complete Desktop Defender 2010 removal is to apply the software which ability to remove Desktop Defender 2010 and related parasites has been thoroughly examined.
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Manual Removal of Desktop Defender 2010:

Before you proceed to manual Desktop Defender 2010 removal steps please perform simple actions to provide the safety and continuity of Desktop Defender 2010 removal; the said steps imply that you reboot prior to the beginning of the entries specified below deletion; in the meantime, Internet connection shall be turned off and any software shall not be functioning until   the removal of Desktop Defender 2010 is completed.

Remove Desktop Defender 2010 files and dll’s:

Desktop Defender 2010.lnk
Activate Desktop Defender 2010.lnk
Desktop Defender 2010.lnk
How to Activate Desktop Defender 2010.lnk
Desktop Defender 2010
AF.dll
daily.cvd
Desktop Defender 2010.exe
guide.chm
hjengine.dll
IEAddon.dll
MFC71.dll
MFC71ENU.DLL
msvcp71.dll
msvcr71.dll
pthreadVC2.dll
shellext.dll
siglsp.dll
tdifw_drv_WLH.sys
tdifw_drv_WXP.sys
uninstall.exe
tdifw_drv.sys
log.txt
gedx_ae09.exe
kgn.exe
kilslmd.exex
kn.a.exe

Unregister Desktop Defender 2010 registry values:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\antivirus_contextscan
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AppID\{C0E56AC2-9F72-436E-B6E7-AEC28AF9E4EB}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AppID\IEAddon.DLL
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{08EEC6AD-7486-487F-89B7-5A3716DDAE14}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{CCB5551D-8594-4999-85F9-1E3EABCB95AC}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\antivirus_contextscan
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drives\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\antivirus_contextscan
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\IEAddon.StatusBarPane
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\IEAddon.StatusBarPane.1
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{5B184B9D-B7BD-4FEA-8D1F-5E27182206A5}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{3ED0E410-5C8E-47B6-A75D-D10B886E903C}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Desktop Defender 2010
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{CCB5551D-8594-4999-85F9-1E3EABCB95AC}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Desktop Defender 2010
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\tdifw_drv
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\User Agent\Post Platform “Desktop Defender 2010”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Desktop Defender 2010”

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