Have you just got a pop up on the computer saying it’s the Win 8 Antivirus 2013? What is this unfamiliar program doing in your computer? How does it install since you haven’t given permission for it to do so? Is it coming together with any programs in the computer? Is Win8 Antivirus 2013 from Microsoft? How do we verify it?

Fake Win 8 Antivirus 2013 Description

Win 8 Antivirus 2013 is categorized as a rogue antispyware that pretends to be legit antivirus software and tries to scam money out of innocent computer users as much as it can. This newly released computer virus should be watched out by ordinary computer users all around the world because it looks no different than other legit antivirus programs on the surface. Computer hackers are associating with this rogue program and have given it a deceitful appearance to trick computer users into believing it’s real. What do computer hackers create this nasty software for? Of course money is the big target here! Win 8 Antivirus 2013 rogue is trying to help computer hackers steal as money as it can before being caught. To avoid such things from happening, always be suspicious when coming across unknown programs on the computer.

Win 8 Antivirus 2013 rogue software shows its nasty and aggressive characters when it’s successfully installed itself on a computer. Just like XP Protection 2013 virus, no matter what you are doing at the moment, when the time is right, this annoy program will pop up out of nowhere and start scanning through your computer without being stopped. In order to make you pay for its “registered version”, Win8 Antivirus 2013 virus will tell you that there are many problems in the computer by giving you bad scanning results and constant security pop up alerts. Do not be fooled by these detected infections because they are all fake statements created by computer hackers as well when creating this Win 8 Antivirus 2013 software. They don’t present the real situation in your computer. By giving you lots of detections that cannot be removed by other antivirus applications, you are left with no choice but use this unfamiliar software to remove them. And when you’re about to do so, you will be asked to sign up/ active/ pay for the full version of this program first. However, this full version does not exist at all. Once you pay, you won’t get any registered program; neither will you be provided protection service on the computer in the future. Once Win8 Antivirus 2013 scams your money successfully, it will leave you alone with all these messes and may probably come back to scam you another time. Therefore, this rogue antispyware program should be removed by one as soon as you have realized that it’s a fake antivirus software.

Cannot remove this Win 8 Antivirus 2013 by self? Contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for removal assistance ASAP. The longer this virus stays, the more dangerous the computer could be.

Several Screen Shots of Win8 Antivirus 2013 Virus

1. Win 8 Antivirus 2013 – Unregistered Version is running scan through the computer automatically.
Win 8 Antivirus 2013

2. Win 8 Antivirus 2013 – Unregistered Version reports 30 critical system objects to you.
Win 8 Antivirus 2013 Unregistered Version

3. Alert – Win 8 Antivirus 2013 has blocked a program from accessing the internet.
Win 8 Antivirus 2013 Alert

Win8 Antivirus 2013 Virus Can Cause Chaos on Computer

1. Win8 Antivirus 2013 virus can block you from opening programs on the computer. Whenever you try to run a program, this rogue antispyware will automatically pop up to block you from doing that;
2. It can even cut you off from the internet making you impossible to search online for help;
3. Fake pop-up security alerts will keep showing up on the screen to threaten computer users and a fake full version of Win8 Antivirus 2013 is provided which is just trying to scam money;
4. This rogue antivirus software could even allow third parties to get in the compromised machine to take over control of it;
5. Certain functions of the computer will be disabled by this virus to cause system frequent death.

Fake Win8 Antivirus 2013 Manual Removal Guide

Win 8 Antivirus 2013 rogue cannot be removed by legit antivirus programs. It can even disable them and become the PC protection tool which will create all kinds of chaos on the targeted computers. Therefore, one should stop looking online for other removal tools while having the risks of coming into another scam. Manual removal is suggested here because it guarantees a complete removal. But expertise will be required during the process as the manual removal includes checking and defining before deleting the right associating files and registry entries. Any mistake during the process could cause unpredictable consequences later on to damage the computer further more.

Step 1: Press Ctrl+Alt+Del at the same time to open the Windows Task Manager; go to Processes tab on top; then End processes associated with Win 8 Antivirus 2013 virus or processes that are not belonging to system.
windows-task-manager

Notice: If Windows Task Manager has been disabled under regular mode, please try to reboot the infected machine into Safe mode with Networking to do Step 1. To put the computer in Safe mode with Networking, please hit F8 key repeatedly while system is booting up BUT before it’s logging in till you get advanced options on a black screen; use arrow keys to highlight Safe mode with Networking option and hit enter key to proceed system loading files into that mode. (For Windows 8 Operating System)
safe-mode

Step 2: Pull up Run box by hitting Windows+R keys then type regedit to open Registry Editor. Delete all the following or those related to the following files:
%AppData%\NPSWF32.dll
%AppData%\Protector-.exe
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe(rnd)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = {rnd}
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “”
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun

Step 3: Restart the computer normally from Start menu (A hard shut down is not suggested) to see whether the removal is complete or not.

Video Guide Removal

Conclusion

It’s always better to have antivirus programs installed on a computer in order to prevent computer viruses from attacking the systems. However, not all the antivirus programs are PC protection tools. Like this Win 8 Antivirus 2013 virus. Ordinary computer users don’t have the abilities to tell fake antivirus software apart from real ones. So knowing the common characters of this kind of rogue antispyware will help us minimize the damage to the least as we possibly can. First of all, a fake antivirus software will install itself without permission from you. You may not even know when it gets in. Being able to escape from most antivirus protection tools, Win8 Antivirus 2013 virus can sneak into computers even if there are protection tools. It can even sometimes replace the legit antivirus and make itself become the one who pretends to protect your PC. Win 8 Antivirus 2013 program will start scanning through your computer automatically and report that there are many infections in the system which should be removed ASAP. But you will find out that other antivirus applications don’t detect anything except this new unknown software. It states it’s an unregistered version on the top. And when you try to use it to remove all these detecting problems, you will be asked to pay for its full version which doesn’t even exist. Computer hackers are behind this and will be able to scam your money once you pay. Hence, an unknown and unfriendly software like this Win 8 Antivirus 2013 should not be staying in the computer too long.

Notice: Does Win 8 Antivirus 2013 program still come back after the removal? Wondered there might be any left items associating with it? Please contact YooSecurity Experts now to get further assistance on a complete removal. Saving your computer from this scam program is an urgent job to complete.

Published by Karen Lawrence & last updated on May 3, 2013 6:16 am

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