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Problems with Windows PC Defender

I purchased a new Dell in 6/2008 with Vista and Windows PC Defender was already installed on the computer.  Now I am receiving a lot of pop ups from Windows PC Defender stating that I have several trojans, etc. and to click a button to protect.  When I click the button I am sent to Windows Defender to purchase and / or to activate.  Is this legitimate?  I have McAfee installed and these trojans are not showing up on the scan.  So if someone could help me I would appreciate it. 

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Re: Problems with Windows PC Defender

Windows Defender is installed with Vista and is a legitimate program. That is what was installed by Dell, not Windows PC Defender.

Windows PC Defender is a rogue program (malware).

Here is a removal guide:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-windows-pc-defender

 


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