Zorton Win XP Antivirus 2014 is a new threat from the Braviax malware family. This Zorton Win XP Antivirus 2014 threat is classified as virus because it inflicts and acts as a malicious virus into your computer system. Zorton Win XP Antivirus 2014 is known Rogueware which displays fake alerts, and locks your computer processes from opening. Each time you open your Internet Browser of software, 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 in order to fix these problems. Zorton Win XP Antivirus 2014 is a virus which is spread through peer to peer, pirated software or video codec for sexual related websites and freeware. Most users have no idea how this Zorton Win XP Antivirus 2014 threat is installed on there computer and what it is. Follow our instruction to remove this Zorton Win XP Antivirus 2014 threat from your computer.
It is advised to follow our simple removal instruction to remove Zorton Win XP Antivirus 2014 virus and all related malicious files from your computer. By using our simple removal instruction you make sure the Zorton Win XP Antivirus 2014 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 Zorton Win XP Antivirus 2014 from your computer is free, no registration or license needs to be bought in order to remove Zorton Win XP Antivirus 2014 or any other possible threat from your computer.
Follow all steps to remove this threat and prevent this threat from infecting your computer again.
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Remove Zorton Win XP Antivirus 2014
This is important: if you have any problem during this removal instruction in order to remove this threat, please stop.
Removal steps for Zorton Win XP Antivirus 2014
Reboot your computer in Safe-Mode with Command-Prompt
- Reboot your computer
- Before the Windows loading screen press F8 key on your keyboard
Windows XP / Windows 7 users
- Select “Safe mode with Command-Prompt”
Or follow this video for Windows 7
Windows 8 users
- 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 6 on your keyboard or select Safe mode with Command prompt
- In command prompt type: explorer.exe
Or follow this video for Windows 8 or Windows 8.1
Download Rkill.exe and run it. Rkill will terminate malicious processes to make sure we can run our MalwareBytes Anti-Malware software in order to remove Zorton Win XP Antivirus 2014.
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.
Download MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (free version)
Install MalwareBytes Anti-Malware by following the onscreen instructions and make no changes to the default settings. If MalwareBytes asks you to reboot the computer, do not reboot.
After the installation select the “Scan now” button and update the virus definitions.
Please wait while the scan is running. Do not work with the computer when performing a anti-malware scan. After the scan is complete, select “Apply actions” to the found malicious files.
Malwarebytes will reboot the computer, if not, do it yourself, reboot back to normal mode.
The 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 Wscsvc File (for Windows XP users)
Windows Vista Wscsvc File (for Windows Vista users)
Windows Vista WinDefend File (for Windows Vista users)
Windows 7 Wscsvc File (for Windows 7 users)
Windows 7 WinDefend File
Windows 8 Wscsvc File (for Windows 8 users)
Windows 8 WinDefend File (for Windows 8 users)
** Thanks to Bleepingcomputer.com for these files.