Sirius Win 8 Antivirus 2014 Virus – Removal Instructions
Sirius Win 8 Antivirus 2014 is a dangerous type of malware program known as “scareware.” It comes disguised as a trial version of antivirus software and tries to make you think that your computer is infected with other viruses. However, Sirius Win 8 Antivirus 2014 is actually a computer virus itself and is not the legitimate antivirus program it appears to be. Sirius Win 8 Antivirus 2014 is particularly dangerous because it can be secretly installed and can lie dormant, doing further damage to your operating system without your knowledge. This malware is programmed to start every time you open a program, prompt you to run a scan, detect fake viruses, and then prompt you to buy the full version. Since this Sirius Win 8 Antivirus 2014 virus program is not really antivirus software, you should never input any of your financial information to buy the full version.
Sirius Win 8 Antivirus 2014 is a scam and one more way this virus wreaks havoc. You can get Sirius Win 8 Antivirus 2014 from visiting a hacked website or from downloading another computer virus that is disguised as legitimate software needed to view a video or PDF file. You can also download this virus from its official website. This virus is part of a family of malicious bogus antivirus software called Braviax/FakeRean. All of the viruses in this family are able to change their names to the operating system used on the computer on which they are installed. Sirius Win 8 Antivirus 2014, obviously, is the virus that infects computers running Windows 8.
Sirius Win 8 Antivirus 2014 can be extremely annoying, but it will also render your computer unusable until you have successfully removed it. First, the virus will slow your computer down more and more over time until you are able to completely remove the virus. Because Sirius Win 8 Antivirus 2014 is not legitimate software, you cannot simply uninstall it. Sirius Win 8 Antivirus 2014 can be difficult to remove because it will not allow you to run programs.
Instead, Sirius Win 8 Antivirus 2014 terminates the program and shows false security alerts stating that the program is infected with a Trojan virus. Other alert messages displayed by the Sirius Win 8 Antivirus 2014 virus may tell you that you have tracking software, or your computer has been hacked, or a security threat has been detected. Sometimes, Sirius Win 8 Antivirus 2014 will even prevent you from opening a browser window or accessing the Internet. This virus also damages Windows Defender and Windows Security Center.
Step-by-Step Sirius Win 8 Antivirus 2014 Virus Removal Instructions
The Virus Help Center has carefully created these instructions in order to make the removal of the Sirius Win 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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.