Win 8 Protection 2014

Win 8 Protection 2014 Removal Guide

What is Win 8 Protection 2014?

What is Win 8 Protection 2014?

Win 8 Protection 2014, just like Win 8 Antivirus 2014, XP Protection 2014 and many others, is a rogue anti-spyware program, which is designed to convince people to buy its licensed version. This virus is specifically created to infect Windows 8 operating system; therefore, those who use XP or Windows 7 operating systems can feel safe from this intruder. However, it is important to mention that this threat has other versions that are designed to infected Windows 7, Windows XP and other OS. Win 8 Antivirus 2014 is typically spread via trojan horse, so if you want to avoid this or other threats, you should make sure that your machine is properly protected. If this dangerous virus manages to get inside its target PC system, it initiates fake system scanners and informs its victim about invented viruses that are supposedly hiding in the system. It is very likely that you will see such notifications every time you reboot your machine. Please, do not rely on such misleading notifications because this is method how this virus tricks people into buying its full version. If you noticed Win 8 Protection 2014 alerts, you should scan your computer with an alternative anti-spyware and make sure that the only virus that is hiding in your computer is 8 Protection 2014. For this reason, we highly recommend you to remove this dangerous program from the system as soon as it starts showing its ads.

How can Win 8 Protection 2014 infect my computer?

Win 8 Protection 2014 typically spreads using various unfair methods. This parasite usually hides in legitimate-looking ads and links that are placed in either legitimate or misleading websites. Therefore, if you click on them, you can easily end up with this tricky parasite. In addition, this malicious program can also enter your PC with the help of spam, which may be filled with infected attachments. Therefore, if you have recently received a suspicious email, look for typo or grammar mistakes, check the sender and so on. If you noticed continuous alerts telling you that Win 8 Protection 2014 detected a long list of viruses, then your PC is already infected. Here is how these ads look like:

System Hijack!
System security threat was detected. Viruses and/or spyware may be damaging your system now. Prevent infection and data loss or stealing by running a free security scan.

Win 8 Protection 2014 has blocked a program from accessing the internet
This program is infected with Trojan-BNK.Win32.Keylogger.gen
Private data can be stolen by third parties, including credit card details and passwords.

Win 8 Antivirus 2014 Alert
System Hacked!
Unknown program is scanning your system registry right now! Identity theft detected.

Do NOT ignore its alerts because this virus can additionally be used for infecting your computer with other threats, blocking certain programs and other dangerous activities. In addition, make sure you remove this threat with all its malicious files in order to keep your PC secure.

How to remove Win 8 Protection 2014?

If you noticed Win 8 Protection 2014 alerts telling you that your PC is infected, you should not wait longer. Select AUTOMATIC REMOVAL OPTION and avoiding manual removal. When relying on this option, you should just download a reputable anti-spyware, update it and run a full system scan. If you need a detailed guide explaining how to do that, read this guide.

When trying to remove Win 8 Protection 2014, our recommended programs are FortectIntego and SpyHunter 5Combo Cleaner because they can easily detect every hidden component that belongs to this and other cyber threats.

ATTENTION! As we have already mentioned previously, Win 8 Protection 2014 may try to block installation and activity of legitimate security programs, including SpyHunter and StopZilla. If you can't download or launch any them, try these options:


  1. Go to the Windows 8 Start Screen and type restore point in the Search section.
  2. Now click on Settings -> Create a restore point.
  3. When in System Protection tab, select System Restore.
  4. Click Next button to see your restore points and left click on the entry you need.
  5. Now select Scan for affected programs -> Close -> Next -> Finish.
  6. Once your PC reboots, download FortectIntego and run a full system scan after updating it.


  1. Click on Windows key and go to the bottom-right corner.
  2. Select Settings -> Change PC Settings -> General.
  3. Click theRestart Now buttonunder Advanced Startup.
  4. Now selectTroubleshoot -> Advanced Options -> Startup Settings.
  5. Now choose Restart and press F5.
  6. Launch IE or other browser and enter this link to your address bar:
  7. Download a program on your desktop and launch it to remove malicious files.


  1. Take another computer that is not infected by this virus and download FortectIntego or SpyHunter 5Combo Cleaner on it.
  2. After completing the procedure, transfer this anti-malware to the CD/DVD, external drive, or USB flash drive.
  3. In the meanwhile, kill malicious processes on your infected computer. For that you can use this tutorial.
  4. Stick the device you used for transferring anti-spyware program to your infected PC and launch it.
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What to do if failed?
If you failed to fix virus damage using Fortect Intego, submit a question to our support team and provide as much details as possible.
Fortect Intego has a free limited scanner. Fortect Intego offers more through scan when you purchase its full version. When free scanner detects issues, you can fix them using free manual repairs or you can decide to purchase the full version in order to fix them automatically.
Alternative Software
Different software has a different purpose. If you didn’t succeed in fixing corrupted files with Fortect, try running SpyHunter 5.
Alternative Software
Different software has a different purpose. If you didn’t succeed in fixing corrupted files with Intego, try running Combo Cleaner.

How to prevent from getting rogue antispyware

Access your website securely from any location

When you work on the domain, site, blog, or different project that requires constant management, content creation, or coding, you may need to connect to the server and content management service more often. The best solution for creating a tighter network could be a dedicated/fixed IP address.

If you make your IP address static and set to your device, you can connect to the CMS from any location and do not create any additional issues for the server or network manager that needs to monitor connections and activities. VPN software providers like Private Internet Access can help you with such settings and offer the option to control the online reputation and manage projects easily from any part of the world.


Recover files after data-affecting malware attacks

While much of the data can be accidentally deleted due to various reasons, malware is one of the main culprits that can cause loss of pictures, documents, videos, and other important files. More serious malware infections lead to significant data loss when your documents, system files, and images get encrypted. In particular, ransomware is is a type of malware that focuses on such functions, so your files become useless without an ability to access them.

Even though there is little to no possibility to recover after file-locking threats, some applications have features for data recovery in the system. In some cases, Data Recovery Pro can also help to recover at least some portion of your data after data-locking virus infection or general cyber infection. 


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