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Cryptodefense Removal Guide

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Threat indicator: HIGH

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Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 (8.1))

Cryptodefense intrusion method


Cryptodefense copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is (randomname).exe. Then it creates new startup key with name Cryptodefense and value (randomname).exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name (randomname).exe or Cryptodefense. Also, it can create folder with name Cryptodefense under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about Cryptodefense, please call us on the phone below. You can use programs to remove Cryptodefense from your browsers below.

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Features of SpyHunter 5

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How to remove Cryptodefense manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Cryptodefense, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Cryptodefense.

To get rid of Cryptodefense, you should:

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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:


Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\(unique id)\PROTECTED
  • Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\(unique id)
    Value: FINISH
    Data: 1
  • Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\(unique id)

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov

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