Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 Virus – Removal Instructions
Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 is a rogue anti virus program that targets computer running Windows 7. The virus is from the Rogue.FakeVimes family of computer programs and it shows up and looks like a legitimate virus protection program. Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 acts like it is scanning the users’ computer and then shows fake results that do not actually exist on the computer. The only virus on the computer is the fake virus protection software. Once the scan results are shown, the Sirius virus prompts the user to purchase the full version of the software in order to remove the detected results.
The fee should never be paid, as the only point of the fake Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 virus protection software is to scam users into paying. The fee will go directly to the developer of the virus, and it will not remove any of the supposedly infected files on the computer. Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 is often downloaded onto a computer without the user knowing. Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 is often hidden in a fake notification on an infected website saying that the flash player needs to be updated. It may also be downloaded when a user downloads a file or program from an infected website.
Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 is a dangerous virus that can cause credit card theft if the fee is paid as well as infecting the computer and making it stop working properly. The Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 virus hides in files that are already on the computer to prevent itself from being detected by legitimate virus protection software. The files of the virus are hard for a user to find and remove. Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 tricks users into thinking that their computer is infected and that the full version can help prevent future attacks, when it actually makes it easier for other viruses and malware to be downloaded.
Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 prevents programs from running properly so that it can protect itself from being removed by a legitimate virus protection program. Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 will also show that websites may contain malware and prevent them from opening properly even though the websites are safe. This allows Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 to prevent the user from trying to download programs that may be useful in removing the threat. The Sirius virus is capable of infecting additional files on a computer and may prevent the computer from being used at all if it isn’t removed as soon as possible.
Step-by-Step Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 Virus Removal Instructions
The Virus Help Center has carefully created these instructions in order to make the removal of the Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 virus as easy as possible.
**PLEASE REMEMBER** – If the computer that is infected with the virus is running Microsoft’s “Windows 8” operating system, please use this Windows 8 Virus Removal Instructions page.
1. Restart the Computer into Safe Mode with Networking
The Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 virus is usually a lot less active in Safe Mode with Networking. This will allow you to bypass the virus and install the Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 Virus Removal software.
How to boot into Safe Mode with Networking:
a. Turn off the computer and wait 1 minute
b. Turn on the computer and immediately begin pressing the “F8” button multiple times until you see the Windows Advanced options menu
c. When the Windows Advanced options menu appears, select “Safe Mode with Networking” and press “ENTER”
2. Install Spyhunter 4
The software we recommend to remove Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 has received awards for its virus removal capabilities and is used by millions worldwide.
Install Spyhunter 4:
a. Click the “Windows” key and the “R” key to open the Run box (See Image below)
b. Type the following into the Run Command box: iexplore http://www.virushelpcenter.com/fix and press “ENTER”
c. After pressing “OK” the installation will begin and you will be asked to “Run” or “Save”- Select “RUN”
3. Complete the Scan and Remove the Virus
The software will automatically begin the scanning process and once completed will show the results of all the infections found. Please Note: the scan results will show the files names and not the actual name of the particular virus.
Fully remove Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014:
a. Click “Fix” when the virus scan is complete.
b. Register Spyhunter to completely remove the virus.
c. Spyhunter will remove the virus and protect you from future threats.