Remove Win 8 Protection 2013

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It has been recently noticed that another rogue anti-virus is attacking so many PCs all over the world. Its name is Win 8 Protection 2013. It belongs to Fake Rean (Braviax) virus family, but now Windows 8 is one of its targets. Users must be very careful when they see the programs that look similar to the one depicted at the screenshot you see. Often some particular program says that it can restore your PC from malwares and make it totally clean, but this is, indeed, quite a deceptive way of tricking users. Instead of protecting your computer such applications literally damage it and make it even more and more vulnerable to various other attacks of contemporary PC threats. If this is the case with your PC you must be very careful. Do not let the hackers fool or trick you, otherwise you’re in a danger of losing your hard earned funds.

Users must realize that fake scans of your system by Win 8 Protection 2013 are actually inevitable, this is what you definitely will see after you turn your computer on. Be careful, this is simply the imitation of some real scan, it has nothing to do with reality. So, if such malware actually attacked your system be smart to first ignore it and then to delete it as soon as possible.

You will surely need to download and install and run certain anti-malware tool to get rid of Win 8 Protection 2013 scam. GridinSoft Trojan Killer can accomplish this job very well. But before running it please follow these preparatory steps outlined below.

Win 8 Protection 2013 similar removal video guide:

Win 8 Protection 2013 step-by-step removal instructions from GridinSoft Trojan Killer anti-virus Lab

Step 1.

Run GridinSoft Trojan Killer. Click Win+R and type the direct link for the program’s downloading.

If it does not work, download GridinSoft Trojan Killer from another uninfected machine and transfer it with the help of a flash drive.

Step 2.

Install GridinSoft Trojan Killer. Right click – Run as administrator.

Run as administrator

IMPORTANT!

Don’t uncheck the Start Trojan Killer checkbox at the end of installation!

Checkbox

Manual removal guide of Win 8 Protection 2013 virus:

Delete Win 8 Protection 2013 files:

  • %LocalAppData%\[rnd_2]
  • %Temp%\[rnd_2]
  • %UserProfile%\Templates\[rnd_2]
  • %CommonApplData%\[rnd_2]

Delete Win 8 Protection 2013 registry entries:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\ [rnd_0]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\Content Type application/x-msdownload
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\DefaultIcon
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\DefaultIcon\ %1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command\ “[rnd_1].exe” -a “%1″ %*
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command\IsolatedCommand “%1″ %*
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command\ “%1″ %*
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command\IsolatedCommand “%1″ %*
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\ Application
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\Content Type application/x-msdownload
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\DefaultIcon
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\DefaultIcon\ %1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\open
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\open\command
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\open\command\ “[rnd_1].exe” -a “%1″ %*
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\open\command\IsolatedCommand “%1″ %*
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\runas
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\runas\command
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\runas\command\ “%1″ %*
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\runas\command\IsolatedCommand “%1″ %*
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