Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 belongs to the Rogue.FakeRean-Braviax family of rogue antivirus programs. Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 performs a full system scan and displays numerous notifications and security alerts about a large number of malware infections supposedly present on the computer. In order to get rid of them, the user is asked to purchase the full version of the software. Experts warn that neither the scan results nor the threats are real, so buying the licensed Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 is unnecessary. The only threat on the compromised machine is the program itself.
How Does Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 Enter the User‘s Computer?
Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 is usually promoted through hacked websites, Trojans, pretending to be legitimate programs and fake program updates. Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 can also be delivered via bundled downloads of free of charge applications and programs. Users are advised to be attentive when they download and install software from the Web and always select the Advanced options.
What Does Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 Do?
Upon installation, the rogue antivirus software will be configured to start as you launch a program on your PC. Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 will then perform a system scan and display security alert messages stating something in the lines of:
A Security threat has been detected. Viruses may be damaging your system. Stop the infection and data loss!”
The displayed warnings are of no true value, and users are advised not to purchase the licensed version of the program. Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 tries to protect itself from being deleted by terminating the programs the user tries to run on the compromised PC. In these cases, the rogue displays a message stating that the computer is infected with Trojan-BNK.Win32.Keylogger.gen. Experts assure you that your files are safe and urge you to ignore the message.
Should You Remove Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 from Your Computer?
Security researchers advise users to remove this rogue program from their systems as soon as possible. The displayed alerts only aim to scare the user into buying a product he doesn’t need in order to fix problems that do not exist. Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 can be removed with the help of a legitimate antivirus program.
From the Same Rogue Antivirus Family of Infections:
Sirius Win 7 Protection 2014
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Sirius Win XP Protection 2014
Sirius Win 8 Antivirus 2014
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 Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014
Step 2: Uninstall Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 and related software from Windows
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 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 Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 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.
- 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 Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 via Step 1 above:
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 malware from your Mac
Remove Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 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"
Erase Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 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"
Uninstall Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 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 Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
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 Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 will be removed.
Eliminate Sirius Win 7 Antivirus 2014 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.