Hi, there! I found something strange on my computer. My computer is working more and more slowly now. I got so many security alerts from a malware which is named AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015. It is said this malware is fake antivirus software. It can run in the background automatically and then begin to scan my computer with my permission. I can’t stop the scanning process. I want to remove this rogue antivirus from my computer immediately. But how can I make this complicated work done? I have no idea about it. Can anyone recommend some tips for me to get rid of this virus by manual way? It will be so appreciated!
AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015 is classified as a malicious fake antivirus virus which is created by cyber criminals to attack computer users around the world. This infection is a useless and suspicious rogue application that can report false system security threats and displays fake warnings to scare you into thinking that your computer is infected with malware. In most cases, once this virus installed on compromised computer automatically, it will have a rogue scan for your computer and then state that your computer is in danger to the numerous threats it listed for you on the screen. This antivirus program seems to be a good application which pretends itself that can protect your computer. Then it may trick you to believe that if you want to clean away all threats on your computer, you need to purchase the whole set of this fake antivirus so that you can remove them completely. After it tricks your money, it will do lots of harmful things on your computer. You may feel so regretful and want to uninstall this rogue program as soon as you can. But you can’t remove it by any antivirus program installed on your computer.
Do you know how AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015 sneaks into your computer? This virus is usually bundled with the third party program like attaching itself to malicious web sites, unknown free downloading resource and sponsored links in Email. Once this virus installed on your computer, this bogus program simply displays fake premeditated infections from enemies-names. This infection is distributed and installed on user’s windows based computers through mainly Trojans. When the Trojan that installs this virus, it will download, then install the rogue on to your computer. It is obviously that it is a scam that created with one purpose to trick you into purchasing so-called “full” version of the program. However, even through you purchase the entire set of this fake antivirus application, it is useless to delete potential threats from your computer. It will not protect your computer but will destroy your system security instead. After that, your computer may be attacked by other Trojans or other malwares which may steal your confidential data and then transfer to remote cyber hackers. Therefore, you need to remove AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015 as quickly as possible once you detected it on your computer as it’s very dangerous infection.
1) It will continue to show you popups of the fake antivirus screen;
2) It may display lots of security alerts reporting viruses in almost all files and programs;
3) It may ruin your computer security program which may lead to other infections gets the chance to access your computer.
4) You may be blocked from the popup virus screen constantly.
5) It may slow down your computer performance badly.
Removing AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015 seems to be difficult for ordinary computer users, even those famous antivirus programs cannot do that successfully. Hence, manual removal can ensure that the stubborn virus will be gone completely. As mentioned above, manual removal needs professional knowledge, because the lack of experience may cause errors resulting in some other unpredictable problems. The following guide provides a general concept of the removal. You may not be able to find out some certain files for the virus can be changed. If you fear the loss of important data, please consider making a backup before starting the removal.
1. Restart the Infected Computer into Safe Mode with Networking
(* Usually the malware will be temporarily disabled in Safe Mode which will provide users a chance to get this problem fixed. If you are still getting the virus popup in safe mode with networking, please try safe mode with command prompt instead.)
Restart your computer, immediately, quickly and repeatedly hit F8 key before the Windows start-up screen shows. Select “Safe Mode with Networking”, and then press Enter key.
2. Stop the Processes Related to Zorton Win 7 Antivirus 2014 in Windows Task Manager
Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys together and end the virus processes in the Processes tab of Windows Task Manager.
3. Show Hidden Files
(1). Press Win+R to get Run window
(2). Type Control Panel in the Run window and hit enter to get Control Panel
(3). Click on Appearance and Personalization
(3). Click on Folder Options
(4). Click on View tab in Folder Options window
(5). Tick Show hidden files, folders, and drives under Hidden files and folders tab
(6). Click Apply to take effect, then click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window
4. Delete Virus Files
(1). Using Registry Editor to delete or adjust all the related registry entries of Zorton Win 7 Antivirus 2014 scam virus
*Guides to open Registry Editor:
Press Win+R key together to get the Run box, type in ‘regedit’ then click OK, Registry Editor window will pop up
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this fake Antivirus
AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015 is dangerous as well as cunning virus which may ruin your system so badly after its installation. It just disguises to be legit application which can take away the underlying dangers on your computer. Once you bought its full version, your security is ruined severely. You may find that there may be other virus on your computer as well. Besides, your computer performance may be decreased so badly. In order to protect your computer from being damaged more badly, you’d better remove this virus from your computer soon. You are suggested to make an option while you install something on your computer. Manual removal process is a complicated procedure. If you don’t know how to start, you’d better turn to 24/7 Yoocare online expert immediately.
Note: The above manual removal is quite dangerous and complicated, which needs sufficient professional skills. Therefore, only computer users with rich computer knowledge are recommended to implement the process because any errors including deleting important system files and registry entries will crash your computer system. If you have no idea of how to process the manual removal, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further assistance.
Published by & last updated on December 3, 2014 6:48 am