Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 Virus – Removal Instructions

Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 is a piece of malware that attacks users of computers that run the Windows 8 software operating system. It can invade your machine by hitching a ride on a download from an unsecure download site or it can be downloaded when you visit a rogue web page or a web site that has been hacked to allow the software to download while you are browsing. As Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 is part of a family known as the Rogue.FakeRean-Braviax family of malware, there are several known ways to remove it once it is on your machine.

The Rogue.FakeRean-Braviax trademark is to allow the different iterations like Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 to change your system settings and generally keep up a pattern of harassment that moves you towards doing something about it, like removing it by following its advice to go online and paying for it. Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 is considered to be rogue software.


Like other malware Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 is annoying and affects the performance of your machine by constantly interrupting you while you work. It loads with a display that looks like an Anti-Virus software package and has Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 prominently displayed on the title bar on top. It will start out by opening during your work session. Over time, the Sirius virus may start opening when you start your computer and it may be modified to shut down your internet access or close different programs that you are using while you are using them.

Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 can also stop system services while it is running on purpose, destabilizing your system when it stops the wrong, important service. Another thing that Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 is known for is the request for money. It will want you to pay to remove all of the malware it claims to have found on your machine. The reality is, Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 hasn’t actually found anything, it just says that it has. It will only infect your machine if you are running Windows 8 or 8.1.

Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 Virus

Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 Virus Removal Instructions

The virus removal instructions we have outlined below has been proven remove the Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 virus.

** PLEASE NOTE: If the 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 Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 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 Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 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.

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 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 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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