A member of the Fake Rean/Braviax family of rogue antivirus programs, AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 acts like a valid anti-spyware tool that is supposed to be quite useful to users by detecting and removing various infections from their computers. In fact, AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 performs a fake system scan on the compromised machine and then displays numerous alerts and security notifications about non-existing threats. AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 aims only to lure users into purchasing the full version of the product. The different applications from this family target different audience, for example, AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 is meant to affect Windows 8 users.
AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 Distribution Techniques
All rogue programs from the Braviax/FakeRean malware family use Trojans to infiltrate the targeted system. It can be quite hard to protect your PC against rogue AV programs, so make sure to update your antivirus products on a regular basis and never open emails or download email attachments from unknown sources.
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How Does AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 Affect Your Computer?
Once installed AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 will be automatically launched every time you start your computer. The rogue application will then perform a full system scan just like legitimate AV scanners do. The security alerts displayed by AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 state that dangerous infections have been detected on the computer and offer the licensed version of the product as the reasonable solution to the alleged threat. Experts advise against buying the program because the presented scan results have, in fact, no real value. The skilfully designed interface may lead you into believing you are dealing with a real anti-virus program, but this is not the case. Keep in mind that AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 has no virus database or scan engine, so it is not capable of detecting or removing any threats on your computer.
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AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 Safe Removal
Security experts recommend the immediate removal of AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 from your computer manually or automatically. Just follow the steps provided below to remove AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 completely from your PC.
Spy Hunter FREE scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the malware tool.
- Guide 1: How to Remove AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015
Step 2: Uninstall AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 will be removed.
Eliminate AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.