Sirius Win XP Antivirus 2014 Virus – Removal Instructions

Sirius Win XP Antivirus 2014 is considered to be a rogue virus simply because it appears to come from a legit Windows warning screen stating that you have a lot of viruses on your computer and that you need to download their software to erase these fake viruses, it is from the Rogue.FakeRean-Braviax family of computer viruses. Sirius Win XP Antivirus 2014 is classified under the scareware list of computer infections because of it’s attempt to ‘scare’ the computer owner into believing their computer is infected with hundreds of viruses.

In other words, Sirius Win XP Antivirus 2014 is a fake anti-virus scareware program attempting to collect your credit card number and other personal information, by making you believe your computer is severely infected. The irony here is, of course, that Sirius Win XP Antivirus 2014 itself is a virus and you more than likely do not have the computer viruses it is portraying.


Sirius Win XP Antivirus 2014 has various avenues of getting onto your computer. The virus can come from malicious websites, hacked websites, getting you to click on malicious links in your email, peer to peer file sharing sites, or perhaps getting you to download a piece of software that you feel may be trustworthy. After downloading itself on your computer, Sirius Win XP Antivirus 2014 then displays a fake Windows scan results page that states you have a lot of viruses on your computer, and that you need to download their program, all in an attempt to get vital personal information from you.

In this instance, Sirius Win XP Antivirus 2014 will prevent you from running any other computer application, typically stating that said application is infected, in an attempt to scare you into buying the fake removal program they are offering. By not allowing you to open any other application, this is an attempt to prevent you from removing Sirius Win XP Antivirus 2014 itself. If you have ever had anything like this happen to you, then it’s very likely that Sirius Win XP Antivirus 2014 was the culprit.

Sirius Win XP Antivirus 2014 Virus

Sirius Win XP Antivirus 2014 Virus Removal Instructions

The virus removal instructions we have outlined below has been proven remove the Sirius Win XP Antivirus 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 XP Antivirus 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 XP Antivirus 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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