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Zorton Win 8 Antivirus 2014

How to remove Zorton Win 8 Antivirus 2014 (Virus Removal Guide)

What is Zorton Win 8 Antivirus 2014?

Zorton Win 8 Antivirus 2014 is a corrupt and rogue Microsoft Windows program in the Rogue.FakeRean-Braviax family of computer infections that masquerades as a legitimate and safe Antivirus and computer security program; However, the rogue program and other scareware in the same family like Siruis Win 8 Antivirus 2014 are not safe and are known to manufacture non-existent security threats in order to scare computer users into activating and purchasing the fraudulent software. Furthermore, this program and malware it associates with may cause many destructive issues for computer users if not properly removed.

Zorton Win 8 Antivirus 2014

Once the Zorton Win 8 Antivirus 2014 virus is contracted it may will perform a bogus computer scan that will result with numerous infections that do not  actually exist. It does this so it can scare the user into activating and purchasing the product (which is usually $99.99). This is why this type of software is also known as scareware. Also, Zorton Win 8 Antivirus 2014 will not actually help removing any existing threats or threats it claims have been introduced to the computer.

Zorton Win 8 Antivirus 2014 malware tries to trick computer users by suggesting that it can be used for ultimate protection against identity theft, viruses, malware, personal security risks, and other threats. This is not true as this program is entirely destructive.

Zorton Win 8 Antivirus 2014 scareware can even block legitimate programs used to eradicate it and applications such as Windows Task Manager. It will usually terminate these programs and applications and will display a notification stating that the program(s) has become infected. This program will even terminate internet access to disallow users from downloading beneficial programs.

Zorton Win 8 Antivirus 2014 has blocked a program from accessing the Internet
is suspected to have infected your PC.
This type of virus intercepts entered data and transmits them
to a remote server.

How to remove Zorton Win 8 Antivirus 2014

Remove Zorton Win 8 Antivirus 2014 malware in 2 easy steps with this free Zorton Win 8 Antivirus 2014 removal guide. Get rid of the Zorton Win 8 Antivirus 2014 virus, third-party malware, and other malicious traces using each step provided on this webpage.

Step 1: Scan your computer for malware

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2. Install the free or full version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. The full version enables real-time protection to block malware and unwanted programs from infecting your computer, while the free version is just a free scan and removal tool.

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3. Once Malwarebytes is installed, run the Anti-Malware program. Malwarebytes may automatically begin to update and scan your computer at this point.


4. Once Malwarebytes has been opened, if a scan or update has not automatically initiated, please click the large Scan Now button or visit the “Scan” tab to manually run a scan. Before the scan is started Malwarebytes may ask to update the software, make sure to do so if prompted to.

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5. Once the scan is complete, click the Quarantine All button to isolate and remove the detected files. You may be asked to reboot your computer after removal to completely remove detected files.

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6. You can chose to visit the History tab and click Delete All to remove these files from the Quarantine log, although these files no longer provide a threat.

If you are still having issues with malware it is recommended to download and install a second opinion scanner such as HitmanPro by Surfright to eradicate existing malicious files and automatically repair corrupted settings.

Step 2: Cleanup and repair settings

CCleaner can be used to automatically repair internet browser settings that have been changed during this infection. It can also fix system startup up settings and help uninstall unwanted software.

1. Install the free or full version of CCleaner by Piriform.

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CCleaner Analyze Cleaner

2. Once installed, open the program and navigate to Cleaner > Windows/Applications and click the Analyze button. Afterwards, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.

CCleaner Startup

3. Next, navigate to Tools > Startup and search through each tab starting from windows, internet explorer, etc., all the way to Content Menu, for additional suspicious entries and click Disable and Delete once anything is found.

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