Sirius Win Vista Protection 2014 Virus – Removal Instructions
Sirius Win Vista Protection 2014 is a class of malware known as scareware that masquerades as a legitimate piece of security software. Found in the FakeRean-Braviax family of computer malware, Sirius Win Vista Protection 2014 will begin to take control of legitimate software throughout one’s computer and attempt to exploit security vulnerabilities within this software. If Sirius Win Vista Protection 2014 is not removed as quickly as possible, Sirius Win Vista Protection 2014 will then attempt to scare the computer owner into purchasing a full account for as much as $100 or more in order to remove fake threats.
In addition to the initial Sirius Win Vista Protection 2014 virus download, users will then be urged to download a variety of other programs onto their computer in order to further protect their information or speed up their computer. Each of these additional programs is a virus as well and many are designed to collect personal information and then send it back to the originator of the Sirius Win Vista Protection 2014 virus. This sensitive data can then be used to falsely charge one’s bank account or hack into their email or other private accounts.
Sirius Win Vista Protection 2014 is generally downloaded onto one’s computer through a hijacked email address or when downloading apparently important updates for video players. Many users will find an email from a coworker, friend, or family member with an urge to download the free “security” software known as Sirius Win Vista Protection 2014. Once downloaded, Sirius Win Vista Protection 2014 will perform a fake system scan and alert the user that their computer has a variety of serious viruses ranging from keyloggers to Trojans.
Sirius Win Vista Protection 2014 will then urge the user to purchase a full account to remove these fake viruses and clean the computer. Whether the purchase is paid or not, Sirius Win Vista Protection 2014 will hijack important programs such as the web browser and make them no longer work properly. It will then notify the user that a virus has caused the browser to no longer work properly and they must purchase an account or more software will become infected. Within a short period of time, those that do not remove Sirius Win Vista Protection 2014 from their computer will have almost all internet-based software blocked completely.
Step-by-Step Sirius Win Vista Protection 2014 Virus Removal Instructions
The Virus Help Center has carefully created these instructions in order to make the removal of the Sirius Win Vista Protection 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 Vista Protection 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 Vista Protection 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 Vista Protection 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 Vista Protection 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.