Remove System Bytes Antivirus virus (Removal Guide)

By | December 17, 2014

System Bytes Antivirus also known as “System Bytes Win 7 Antivirus,  System Bytes Win 8 Antivirus, System Bytes XP Antivirus, System Bytes Win 7 Protection, System Bytes Win 8 Protection” is a new threat from the Braviax malware family. This System Bytes Antivirus threat is classified as virus because it inflicts and acts as a malicious virus into your computer system. System Bytes Antivirus is known Rogueware which displays fake alerts, and locks your computer processes from opening.

Each time you open your Internet Browser or a executable, it display a bogus alert that your computer is in danger and needs to be fixed. The problems persists in the fact that you need to pay money in order to fix these problems.

System Bytes Antivirus is a virus which is spread through malicious or hacked websites using drive by downloads using exploits, it might also be a attachment in a phishing mail. Most users have no idea how this System Bytes Antivirus virus is installed on there computer and what it is because it pops up when you are using on the computer.

It is advised to follow our simple removal instruction to remove System Bytes Antivirus virus and all related malicious files from your computer.

By using our simple removal instruction you make sure the System Bytes Antivirus threat is fully removed from your computer and there is nothing left. This instruction will also speed up your computer and removes any possible other threats from your computer.

Please note, all software we advise to remove System Bytes Antivirus from your computer is free, no registration or license needs to be bought in order to remove System Bytes Antivirus or any other possible threat from your computer.

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AVBytes changes its name to System Bytes antivirus.


malware intrusion - rango virus alert

Fake Alerts of malware intrusion, produced by System Bytes Antivirus

privacy rango alert

Privacy Alert of System Bytes Antivirus (Fake ofcourse)

Remove System Bytes Antivirus virus

Removal steps for System Bytes Antivirus virus

windows-7-logo Windows 7 – Reboot your computer in Safe-Mode with Networking

  • Reboot your computer
  • Before the Windows loading screen press F8 key on your keyboard

f8 keyboard

  • Select “Safe mode with Networking

Or follow this video for Windows 7

windows-8-logo Windows 8 users  – Reboot your computer in Safe-Mode with Networking

  • Select Windows key + C 
  • click Settings.
  • Click Power hold down Shift on your keyboard and click Restart
  • click on Troubleshoot
  • select Advanced options
  • Select Startup Settings
  • click on Restart.
  • When done booting, click 5 on your keyboard or select Safe mode with Networking
  • In command prompt type: explorer.exe

Or follow this video for Windows 8 or Windows 8.1

rkill Terminate the System Bytes Antivirus virus malicious processes

warning Notice: perform in Windows SAFE MODE with Networking

Rkill will terminate malicious processes to make sure we can run our MalwareBytes Anti-Malware software in order to remove System Bytes Antivirus.
When at the download page, click on the Download Now button labeled iExplore.exe download link. When you are prompted where to save it, please save it on your desktop.


malwarebytesRemove System Bytes Antivirus virus with MalwareBytes Anti-Malware Free

warning Notice: scan in Windows SAFE MODE with Networking
Download MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (free)

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free’s industry-leading scanner detects and removes malware like worms, Trojans, rootkits, rogues, spyware, and more. All you have to do is launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free and run a scan. It’s that simple. Or if you want even better protection, consider Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium and its instant real-time scanner that automatically prevents malware and websites from infecting your PC. Either way you’re crushing malware and foiling hackers

Install MalwareBytes Anti-Malware using the installation wizard.

MalwareBytes Anti-Malware needs no configs or specific settings, just install and you are ready to scan your computer for malware and free removal.


  • Perform a Threat Scan


SurfRight - HitmanProRemove System Bytes Antivirus virus with Hitman Pro (Second opinion Scanner)

Download HitmanPRO (free – direct download)

  • Run HitmanPro.exe

SurfRight - HitmanPro - Remove System Bytes Antivirus

  • Click Next button

SurfRight - HitmanPro - Remove System Bytes Antivirus

  • Select checkbox “I accept the terms of the license agreement
  • Click Next button

SurfRight - HitmanPro - Remove System Bytes Antivirus

  • Make sure checkbox “Yes, create a copy of HitmanPro” is checked.
  • Click Next button

SurfRight - HitmanPro - Remove System Bytes Antivirus

  • Free scan is running, please wait. This malware scan might take a while.

SurfRight - HitmanPro - Remove System Bytes Antivirus

  • After the scan is complete, leave the found results as they are. Consider reviewing the items before continue.
  • Click Next button

SurfRight - HitmanPro - Remove System Bytes Antivirus

  • Click “Activate free license“. This free license is valid for thirty days.

SurfRight - HitmanPro - Remove System Bytes Antivirus

  • Enter your e-mail address to complete the free registration.
  • Click Activate button

SurfRight - HitmanPro - Remove System Bytes Antivirus

  • Your free license is activated successfuly!
  • Select OK button

SurfRight - HitmanPro - Remove System Bytes Antivirus

  • Review your results or save the log file with the “Save Log” link.
  • Save all your work, click Reboot button

windows-7-logo windows-8-logoRepair Windows Services damaged by System Bytes Antivirus virus

The System Bytes Antivirus virus will also damage some windows services. Use the corresponding files for your windows version below and execute them. When windows asks to merge the file, choose Yes.

Windows XP

Windows XP Wscsvc File

Windows Vista

Windows Vista Wscsvc File
Windows Vista WinDefend File

Windows 7

Windows 7 Wscsvc File
Windows 7 WinDefend File

Windows 8 or Windows 8.1

Windows 8 Wscsvc File
Windows 8 WinDefend File

** Thanks to for these files.

Reboot your computer when finished!

Author: Max

Hi, I am Max. I am a computer security researcher. Every day I blog about new adware threats as they are released. I am also active in various online communities to help people with their computer problems. Stay safe!

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