Yesterday I accidentally opened a spam email, and then I found a program named Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 installed on my computer. The tragedy began after that as I have been getting weird stuff on my computer. It keeps disrupting me from doing anything because it always states whatever I try to run is infected. I do some search and I find it is just a rogue antivirus program which is able to bring many threats to my computer. But I can’t open up any anti malware programs to get rid of it. . And it claims that my security tool needs to be checked. It is making me insane! Can anyone help me to get rid of this annoying thing completely? I would really appreciate that!
Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 and Sirius Win 7 Protection 2014 are rogue antivirus programs which are skilled in using fake scan results, false security warnings to trick innocent users. This family of infections can change their names according to the version of Windows they are installed on in order to get directed attention from users. They scare users into thinking their computers have a security problem and then state that using its product is the best way to protest the computer from any cyber threats. As a matter of fact, they won’t provide any protection to your computer as their creators’ purpose is to gain profit by making users to download this program and then convince them to buy the full versions of them. In most cases, computers users get this rogue program after they visited some websites which have been hacked with malicious scripts and downloaded some unwanted applications from the internet. And another common way for them to enter the target computer is by the help of Trojans which pretend to be legitimate programs in order to install the infection.
When Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 and Sirius Win 7 Protection 2014 are successfully installed, they are able to make the computer under risky situation as they can carry out many destructive activities in the back ground. For instance, they hijack your web browser and you will never get the intended browser result when you surf the internet. Instead you will get a message from them stating the page you are visiting may be a security risk. Furthermore, it can disable some legitimate Windows applications making you unable to work as usual. Once entered, they will run automatically every time you launch the system and then list numerous so-called threats claimed to be detected after their full scan. Whenever you try to run a program on your computer it will display numerous infected files and prompt you to buy its useless product in order to remove these infections. What is worse, you will find your antivirus don’t work as it can disable the antivirus software and even damage the .exe file association. And it will steal your private information and transfer them to the hackers sitting remotely. Therefore, please ignore the security alerts reported by them and don’t trust those malicious tools, you should take manual way to delete them as soon as possible.
Although those tricky viruses can escape the scan of legitimate antivirus program, they also can be picked up by their symptoms.
1. Your computer will be much slower than before just like crawl which makes you really upset.
2. Some malware you never saw before will be downloaded automatically after you turned your computer on.
3. You can find that your computer resources are highly consumed.
4. You will be kicked off the needed website quickly and then receive its pop up immediately.
5. Sometimes you may find that your keyboard likes dead because you can’t do anything on it.
6. In your system, you can receive some random files with a long name. However, these files don’t belong to you.
1. Check the viruses icons on the desktop and then delete them.
they may add their own icons on your desktop without your permission, just delete the icons as soon as you detect them.
2. Try to Use Add or Remove Programs in Control Panel.
In some cases, those Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 and Sirius Win 7 Protection 2014 fake antivirus programs can show up in Control Panel, then computer users can use generic removal procedures to uninstall th completely.
For Windows XP:
For Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8:
3. Remove all the contents related to this rogue program manually.
Note: Manual removal requires at least some experience with the system, the registry, and other Windows components. If you make a mistake, your operating system might become unusable. If you need any further help, you can contact a PC expert by clicking the live chat button below.
Since those fake anti-virus softwares may block many executable programs from running, it’s difficult to proceed the removal processes while being constantly interrupted by the viruses pop-up screen. To temporarily disable those rogue softwares from popping up, try to restart the infected computer into safe mode with networking first.
1. Reboot your computer to safe mode with networking. As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, tap “F8” key constantly. Then log on to your computer with a user account that has administrator rights.
2. Press CTRL+SHIFT+ESC to quickly bring up Task Manager and check the suspicious processes, and then end them.
If the computer appears sluggish and takes forever to do anything, you may see a high number of running processes and CPU usage of 100%. CPU usage only drops to 0% when the system is idle, at any other time the running figure will be between these limits; the lower the usage the faster and more responsive the system will be. Most of time those viruses processes are random, users can google the suspicious process before taking action to end it.
3. Show hidden files and folders.
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
3. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries related to those viruses and then delete all.
Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
a. Press the “Start” button and then choose the option “Run”. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random characters]”
Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 and Sirius Win 7 Protection 2014 can perform destruction on the computer by corrupting many applications and modifying the registry entries. Then they take control of your computer and scare you by showing constant alerts and notifications. You should keep in mind that all these alerts reported by them are false. They will violate your private information and threat your security by providing an access door to the cyber criminals. What is worse, those roguewares may bring other malware, unwanted programs to further mess up your system. And no antivirus can handle with those roguewares now. Hence, as soon as you find those programs installed on your PC, you should remove them from your computer via the effective manual way.
Note: If you are not knowledgeable enough to be able to distinguish the location of this virus, or you are afraid of making mistake during the manual removal, please contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.
Published by & last updated on November 14, 2014 12:39 pm