Win 8 Protection 2014 Virus – Removal Instructions

Win 8 Protection 2014 is a destructive malware program that installs itself on your computer then pretends to run an antivirus scan. Win 8 Protection 2014 is not legitimate computer security software, nor are its messages and pop ups generated by your Windows operating system.  If you are a victim of Win 8 Protection 2014, we have outlined very clear instructions at the bottom of this page so you can remove it immediately from your PC and prevent a total loss of your system.

If your PC has been infected with Win 8 Protection 2014, you will most likely notice this unfamiliar pop up window on your computer:


Win 8 Protection 2014 will most likely freeze your other computer applications or prevent you from using the programs you normally use. Win 8 Protection 2014 may continuously cause your internet browser to shut down, or block you from using your internet at all.  The Win 8 Protection 2014 pop up boxes will pretend to run scans of your operating system. These scans are fake- the Win 8 Protection 2014 computer virus is not actually scanning your computer.  After pretending to run a scan, Win 8 Protection 2014 will then inform you that you have malware and possibly other errors on your computer. Do not follow the warnings and instructions of Win 8 Protection 2014.  Win 8 Protection 2014 is not a legitimate antivirus program, and providing it with this type of information can do more harm than good.  Win 8 Protection 2014 will remain on your operating system until you remove it completely.  We strongly advise you to remove Win 8 Protection 2014 from your PC by following the guide written by our software professionals and posted below.

The scans and scan results created by Win 8 Protection 2014 are completely fake and are not generated by a legitimate antivirus software. Taking any of the actions that Win 8 Protection 2014 recommends will only result in more damage to your computer and compromise your privacy. Instead, it’s absolutely essential that you take the action outlined below to remove Win 8 Protection 2014 from your PC as soon as possible. Delaying will only give Win 8 Protection 2014 more time to take hold and allow it to do even more damage to your computer.

Win 8 Protection 2014 Virus

Win 8 Protection 2014 Virus Removal Instructions

The virus removal instructions we have outlined below has been proven remove the 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 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 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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