Security Bytes 2015 Virus – Removal Instructions

Security Bytes 2015 does not only create havoc in your computer system but also tricks you into buying it using your credit card. Security Bytes 2015 pretends to be an authentic antivirus software and lets you pay $99.99 to remove non-existent threats from your computer.  Many of us totally believe in the credibility of “Windows” that we think that anything associated with it is legal and legitimate. This is actually the leverage that hackers and cybercriminals use to deceive internet users. They name their product with anything that has “Windows” in it like Security Bytes 2015 and yes – they can actually trick people.  

Security Bytes 2015 is a rogue security software from the Rogue.Fakevimes Family of computer viruses.  The Security Bytes 2015 viruses scheme is to report to you that your computer is infected with all sorts of viruses and that the only remedy is to buy the full version of the software. By falling into the trap, you are not only throwing away your hard-earned money, but you also make available personal information that can be used by online hackers for fraudulent transactions.


Security Bytes 2015 enters your computer system in many ways.  When hacked, legitimate websites can carry the virus, you can be sure that malicious websites have it too.  Spam emails containing attachments and links to malicious websites also spread the virus. Moreover, Security Bytes 2015 can also be transmitted through peer-to-peer sharing of files. It is also bundled with pirated software products. Cyber criminals for example will send you an email pretending that it came from established companies such as DHL or FedEx.

Because the email supposedly came from legitimate companies, you will be curious and open the attachment even if you don’t have any transaction with these known couriers. As a result, you have innocently downloaded the Security Bytes 2015 virus.  The bad thing is Security Bytes 2015 is capable of embedding itself in your computer system without asking your permission.  The lesson learned is not to immediately believe email notifications and be careful with the files that you open in your emails.  The Security Bytes 2015 virus will not only cost your money but your personal security as well.

Security Bytes 2015 Virus

Security Bytes 2015 Virus Removal Instructions

The virus removal instructions we have outlined below has been proven remove the Security Bytes 2015 virus.

** PLEASE NOTE: If the Security Bytes 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.

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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 Security Bytes 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:


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 Security Bytes 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 Security Bytes 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 Security Bytes 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 Security Bytes 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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