Windows 8 Virus Removal Instructions
Step-by-Step Virus Removal Instructions For Windows 8 Computers
Virus Help Center has carefully created these instructions in order to make the removal of the virus as easy as possible on a windows 8 computer. We offered a special Windows 8 Virus removal instructional help page based on the fact that entering Safe Mode with Networking is required for the best results from our virus removal instructions. The new operating system from Microsoft, titled “Windows 8” has a special way for getting in Safe Mode with Networking. Below you still see we laid out a very detailed virus removal guide for computers that have Windows 8.
Windows 8 Virus Removal Instructions
If your computer has Windows 8 and a virus on it then please utilize the steps below to remove the virus. We are very positive that if you follow the removal directions step-by-step below you will certainly eliminate any virus from your Windows 8 computer.
1. Restart the Computer
To get started, please restart your infected computer. If your computer is already powered off, please turn it on.
2. Push and Hold the SHIFT key and Push F8 when the computer starts to reboot
As soon as the infected computer starts the boot process, push and hold the SHIFT key then push F8 as fast as possible, then keep doing that until you are able to access the Recovery Screen. If you can not enter into the Recovery Screen, restart the infected computer and try the process again by pressing and holding the SHIFT key and pushing F8. You will need to keep repeating this until you are able to get into the Windows 8 Recovery Screen.
3. Click on the See Advanced Repair Options button
When you’re able to see the Windows 8 Recovery Screen, click on the See Advanced Repair Options button.
4. Click Troubleshoot on the See Advanced Repair Options page
When you’re able to see the Windows 8 See Advanced Repair Options Screen, click on the Troubleshoot option.
5. Click Advanced Options on the Troubleshoot page
When you’re able to see the Windows 8 Troubleshoot Screen, click on the Advanced Options option.
6. Click Windows Startup Settings on the Advanced Options page
When you’re able to see the Windows 8 Advanced Options Screen, click on the Windows Startup Settings option.
7. Click on the Restart button to access Windows 8 Startup Settings
When you’re able to see the Windows Startup Settings Screen click on the Restart button. The infected computer will begin to restart then you will see the windows 8 Startup Settings page. Please remember not to click, or touch anything during the restart process.
8. Push the number 5 on the Windows 8 Startup Settings Page
When you’re able to see the Windows 8 Startup Settings Page, push the number 5 from the infected computer’s keyboard. After doing this, you’re computer should restart in Safe Mode with Networking.
9. Install Spyhunter 4
You should finally be in Safe Mode with Networking, the virus is usually a lot less active in this mode. This will allow you to bypass the virus and install the Virus Removal software.
The software we recommend to remove the virus 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 the virus:
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.