Win 8 Security System Virus – Removal Instructions

Win 8 Security System is not a real program. It is a computer infection that attempts to pose as a real security program. We highly recommend that you remove the Win 8 Security System Virus as soon as possible. Removal instructions are at the end of the article.

The cyber criminals who created Win 8 Security System specifically designed it to look like a legitimate security program. The graphical user interface, known as GUI, looks extremely realistic and can trick anyone into trusting this virus. However, you must remember that Win 8 Security System is a fraud.

Win 8 Security System Virus Image

If you are infected with this virus you almost certainly acquired it while on the internet and inadvertently downloading an infectious file. These infectious files are usually disguised as a java update, flash update or similar. If you download this infectious file and open it you will instantly become infected with the Win 8 Security System Virus.

Immediately upon infection the Win 8 Security System fake program will appear. This virus will begin fake scans and show fake scan results. After the scans and scan results are displayed this bogus application will then constantly display pop up windows urging you to clean your computer of the things it found. Unfortunately everything that Win 8 Security System says is fake, including all of the infections it claims to have discovered in the fake scans.

You can fully remove Win 8 Security System from your computer if you follow our virus removal instructions at the end of this article.

You can fully remove Win 8 Security System from your computer if you follow our virus removal instructions at the end of this article. This is an extremely annoying infection to have on your PC, but our step by step guide will get rid of it. Once it is removed you will have full control of your computer once again.

Attempting a system restore will not get rid of Win 8 Security System. The cyber crooks who developed this infection specifically disabled and made it impossible to use a system restore. It is indicative of how cunning and detailed the Win 8 Security System Virus unfortunately is.

We recommend a professional virus removal program called PC Tools to fully remove the Win 8 Security System virus. PC Tools perform a fully computer scan, find Win 8 Security System and completely remove it from your system. PC Tools is a great all in one virus removal and protection application and that is why we use it in our removal steps.

Virus Removal Instructions
Target Virus: Win 8 Security System Virus

The virus removal instructions we have outlined below has been proven remove the Win 8 Security System Virus. You must be on the infected computer when performing these steps.

1 To begin, go ahead and reboot the infected computer. If the infected computer is turned off, go ahead and turn it on.

2 Immediately as the computer begins to boot, press F8 many times. Pressing F8 allows you to access the Advanced Options Menu.

3 Once you are in the Advanced Options Menu, use your arrow keys and select the Safe Mode with Networking option. Press enter when you have selected that option.

Safe Mode with Networking

4 Windows will now boot into Safe Mode with Networking. Safe Mode with Networking will allow you to remove Win 8 Security System which it would not allow when Windows was in normal mode.

5Now that the virus is not running it is time to begin removal. On your keyboard, click and hold the Windows key, then press the R key. See keyboard diagram below.


6 After you have pressed the Windows and R key, the Windows Run Box will open. Type exactly the following into the run box and click OK:


Windows Run Remove

After clicking OK, your computer will connect to our website and download our recommended virus removal program called Spyware Doctor by PC Tools.

7 When you see the PC Tools download box, click the Run button. The picture of the download box is below. After you click the “Run” button, PC Tools will launch. If your computer asks if you are sure you want to run PC Tools, click OK. The PC Tools installation will begin. After fully installing PC Tools the virus scan will automatically begin.

PC Tools Download Box Click Run

8 After PC Tools has scanned your computer and found Win 8 Security System it is time to remove it. Simply click “Fix Checked” to remove the virus.

*Please note: You will not see the actual virus name in the list of found infections. The name of the virus in the PC Tools database is different than the name of the virus you see on your computer. If you see various infections on the scan results then that means that PC Tools found the Win 8 Security System Virus.

9 After you click “Fix Checked” you are going to need to register PC Tools to remove Win 8 Security System. Please register PC Tools and the Win 8 Security System Virus will be removed.

Registering PC Tools offers superior benefits including real-time constant protection against any potential threats. PC Tools will detect and remove any future threats that may occur including viruses, spyware, trojans, registry infections and more. It is a great all-in-one solution for your computer security needs and that is why we recommend it.

10 After you have registered PC Tools, and the virus was removed, you can safely reboot into Normal Mode. The virus will be completely gone.

Call us toll free at 888.801.8751 if you wish to speak to our virus removal team.

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