AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 Virus – Removal Instructions

AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 is a malicious program that can infect your computer and cause serious malfunctions. AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 acts and looks like an antivirus program. The malware is typically noticed when windows pop up unexpectedly, alerting you that AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 has scanned your computer and detected multiple threats. In order to remove these threats, AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 will prompt users to enter their credit card information and purchase a full version of the software.

AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 is from the Braviax/FakeRean family of rogue programs, a group of malware programs that mimic real antivirus programs in order to entice users to buy a “full version” of the fake product. Unlike a real antivirus program, AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 cannot scan a computer for malware or eliminate the threats, and the list of viruses displayed by the program is fake.


AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 often infects computers via a website that pretends to scan the user’s computer and detect viruses or other threats. The malicious website then offers a free download that promises to eliminate these threats. This download introduces the AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 malware to the user’s computer. Alternately, the virus may enter more covertly through a hacked website or advertisement that introduces the malware without warning. Whichever way the malware enters, the result is the same: The AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 virus opens windows displaying an urgent-looking message stating that the user’s computer is infected with multiple viruses, followed by a list of these viruses and some convincing-looking details about each one. At the same time, the computer becomes virtually unusable, as AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 goes through the process of disabling most other applications, such as internet browsers and antivirus programs.

Users may see messages telling them that certain websites or applications have been infected with viruses and cannot be accessed. These messages are fakes, too, however: They’re generated by AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 in order to prevent users from using programs or visiting websites that may help them to remove the malware. AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 then encourages users to enter their credit card details in order to access a “full version” of the supposed antivirus software and eliminate these “threats.” If the user complies, the credit card is then charged, and the user is also put at risk for unauthorized charges or identity theft.

AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 Virus

AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 Virus Removal Instructions

The virus removal instructions we have outlined below has been proven remove the AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 virus.

** PLEASE NOTE: If the AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 Virus is on a computer running “WINDOWS 8” see the Windows 8 Virus Removal Instructions

Remember: you must be on the infected computer when performing these 3 easy steps to remove the virus.

STEP 1: Start the computer in Safe Mode with Networking
a. Before starting this step, it is STRONGLY SUGGESTED that you write down our 24HR Toll Free tech support phone number incase you run into any issues or would like any additional help with your PC.

If you need help, this is the number to call!

b. To begin, go ahead and turn off the infected computer and wait roughly 20 seconds, then turn it back on.

c. Next Immediately as the computer begins to turn on, press F8 many times. Pressing F8 allows you to access the Advanced Options Menu. You should see an image like the one below.

Selection the option Safe Mode with Networking

d. Next use your arrow keys and select the Safe Mode with Networking option. Press enter when you have selected that option and the computer will begin to boot into safe mode.

STEP 2: Download the AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 Virus Removal Program
a. Now it is time to open the “Run Command” box.

b.On your keyboard, push and hold the “Windows” key, then press the “R” key. See keyboard diagram below.

Keyboard Shortcut Diagram

c. After you have pressed the “Windows” and “R” key, the Windows Run Box will open. Type the following and press OK:

iexplore http://www.spywarehelpcenter.com/remove

Windows Run Box

After clicking OK, your computer will connect to the internet and download our recommended virus removal program called Spyhunter.

STEP 3: Installing the AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 Virus Removal Program
a. When you see the download box, click the “Run” button. The picture of the download box is below.

Spyhunter Download Box Click Run

b. Now you should be downloading a program called “Spyhunter 4” this program has been developed by a company called Enigma Software. Through their extensive work on Malware research they have developed one of the worlds most successful Virus and Malware removal programs. This program offers easy “point and click” virus removal for AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015.

c. After this program runs the scan, you should see a list of “threats” found on your computer. These Threats can be very harmful and may ruin the computer if not removed. To remove these threats click “fix Threats” and then “register” the program to permanently remove the AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 virus and any other threats found.

*** After registering Spyhunter4 we highly recommend restarting the computer. Then we would like you to make sure everything is working properly. You should notice that the AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 virus has been completely removed. If it has not been removed or the computer is not working 100% to your liking call us immediately at 1-888-895-6053 and one of our techs will help get it working properly again.

Need further assistance? Call us toll free and one of our friendly technicians will kindly walk you through the virus removal process.

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