Posts Tagged ‘remove’

How to Remove Chrome Extensions Manually

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

As is often the case with just about any kind of software product, uninstalling an extension is generally more complicated than installing an extension.

Extensions can be installed in several ways in the Chrome web browser. The most common form is an active installation by the user, usually by installing an extension directly from the Chrome Web Store. Third-party software installations on Windows can also install Chrome extensions, often with the user being unaware that this is happening. Toolbars such as the Ask Toolbar fall into that category.


Remove Rogue Antivirus Defense Center (defcnt.exe)

Monday, July 19th, 2010

I haven’t tried this myself, so I’m not sure if it really works or not, but it definitely sounds helpful …

Rogue antivirus programs like Defense Center look on first glance as valid security software that protects a computer system from threats. On second glance though they usually displays non-existing infections deliberately, usually to convince the user to upgrade to a premium version to remove those infections or to buy another software that cleans them.

Defense Center is just one of the many rogue antivirus available on the Internet. The interface looks like that of legit security programs, displaying security status, firewall, antivirus and antispyware protection, and more.