My HP laptop was hit by this AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 virus and it was frozen up frequently. Unfortunately, I had my laptop in a big trouble, as it was almost crashed by this fake anti-spyware software. I found it hard to perform actions on the target computer, as the fake antivirus alert kept popping up on the screen, covering most part of the computer. My computer was in a big mess! Why can the rogue program bypass my advanced antivirus to enter the system easily? I was really tired of dealing with the stubborn and tricky rogue program infection. I’ve tried to uninstall this fake antivirus from the control panel but to no avail. What should I do? How to remove the rogue program from the computer effectively? Following fake anti-spyware virus removal guide will help you save your computer timely.

Brief Introduction to This AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015

AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 is a fake anti-virus program whose interface seems quite reliable to PC users at the first sight. It is designed by cyber criminals to corrupt target computers terribly and swindle your money on purpose. Actually, the rogue program is a risky computer virus that turns out to be a big threat to PC users all over the world. The rogue program can be changed into different variants which are capable to target computers running with Windows 7, Vista, XP and Windows 8 etc. It is distributed from fake downloads, malicious websites, random popups and spam email attachments and so on. Once the virus enters the computer, it gets installed in the contaminated system automatically. It will run automatic security scans through your whole system and display fake scan results showing that your computer is great risk. According to the fake antivirus alert, your current PC state is at infected, as many threats or infections are found in the system. You are asked to sign up and activate the registered version of the rogue program to clean your computer. As it claimed, your computer will be involved with more infections once you delay to activate your copyright of the full editor. However, neither this unregistered version nor supposed full version of the rogue program will help you deal with PC threats. It is a computer infection itself which should be removed from the computer quickly.

The AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 is disguised with similar functions and features to those licensed antivirus programs, in order to trick unknown PC victims into purchasing the non-existing full version of the rogue program. All functions of the rogue program performed on your computer are totally fake actions to scam you. It pretends to scan your system and displays scan results with fake infections to take you into its scam. If you ever sign up and register for the full version of the fake antivirus, you won’t clean your computer but leave it to be damaged miserably. In fact, the rogue program itself is a harmful computer virus that brings you destructive damages and troubles. It hardly helps you deal with computer infections or provides you with any full-time protection against threats. Moreover, the rogue program just slows down your computer performance and triggers constant freezes. It takes up lots of your CPU usage and other computer resources. Consequently, it is high time for you to remove the AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 virus from your computer manually with expertise.

Properties of the Fake Anti-virus Spyware

-Always pops up once you boot up your computer or run a program, claiming your computer is in great risk
-Asking you to purchase a code to activate this software, so that it can help you to remove the threats in your computer
-Can modify the computer registry once it is installed into the computer
-Can prohibit legit program to run, including your anti-virus programs
-Can occupy a great usage of CPU, which slows down the performance of computer or even causes blue screen

Finding all or some of these symptoms on your computer, sorry to say that your computer is infected by AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015. Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for manual removal guide. Also, we will provide a short removal guide below for computer literate.

A Screenshot of the Rogue Program Virus on Windows 8 OS (Fake Antivirus Alert)

AVbytes Win 7 Antivirus 2015

Manual Removal Guide of Fake Anti-virus Program (For Computer Literate)

There is a removal guide provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.

Step 1: Try to access the Safe mode with Networking.

In order to get into this mode, you should restart your infected computer and tap F8 key constantly when computer is booting back up to get safe mode options on the screen, use arrow keys to highlight the option you want to enter then press E/Enter key. * Usually, this rogue program will be disabled from automatically starting in safe modes. Users will be able to fix the AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 problem without constantly blocks from the fake AV. If you are a Windows 8 user, click here and learn how to boot up Windows 8 to safe mode.


For those computers which are XP operating systems, you will need to you choose your XP system after you choose safe mode with networking, you can press Enter directly without choosing anything.

safe mode system choose

After loading files, you need to log in your account to get the safe mode with networking, for XP users, please choose Yes when you see the dialog.


Step 2: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015, the name of the process of it is random.

XP task manager

Step 3:Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel, then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs.


Then try to find AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015, highlight it and choose Remove.


Step 4: Click on Start button or press Win+R, then type regedit in the box to open Registry Editor, after that, try to find
C:\Users\profile name here\AppData\

Video Guide on How to Remove Rogue Program:

YouTube Video Removal Guide:


PC users should pay close attention to online activities, for this AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 virus scam mainly spreads through malicious web pages, free downloads and doubtful attachments. It is designed by cyber criminals to perform malicious actions on target computer and swindle your money. It can be installed in target system automatically and launch as a startup program. The rogue program runs foxy security scans through the system and shows up fake scan results to fool you into buying its supposed full version. It always pops up on your computer screen with bogus security alerts telling that your computer is infected. However, the rogue program together those detected scan results is fake, it is a risky computer infection used by cyber hackers to collect money illegally. With this rogue program attacking your computer, you just find all anti-virus programs installed in the computer can’t take effective. Actually, the fake anti-virus software should be uninstalled manually with expertise.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a quite level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 virus? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on December 4, 2014 5:28 am

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