Win 7 Protection 2014

Use only valid security programs when removing Win 7 Protection 2014 malware. For a complete removal procedures of the threat, please see the special section on this page.

Win 7 Protection 2014 is bogus Windows utility software that promises to fix system errors. This fake program attempts to persuade users into obtaining the registered version by showing fake scan results on victim’s computer. You must be aware that Win 7 Protection 2014 is just another variant of the so many rogue programs that comes from a large group of malicious applications.

Win 7 Protection 2014 is just a mimic of the other versions that intends to sell itself to generate profit through unfair marketing technique. Normally, user can acquire Win 7 Protection 2014 from web sites that disguises as either online scanner or one that offers free system checkup. As for fake online scanner sites, it will automatically run a scan on visitor’s machine and instantly detects a number of errors. As expected, the threat will prompt user to download Win 7 Protection 2014 in order to fix PC problems. While on system checkup, user will receive prompt stating several troubles found on the computer. The same tactics of promoting Win 7 Protection 2014 will follow.

Innocent users may think that Win 7 Protection 2014 program will help fix and remove any problems on the system. This is the reason why so many have fallen into the trick of this unwanted program. Once installed on the computer, Win 7 Protection 2014 runs a local scan detects a number of errors. An advice to remove these infections follows but you need to buy the Win 7 Protection 2014 registration key through their own online store. Users will be brought to an online payment web site where credit card account is needed to complete the transaction.

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How to Remove Win 7 Protection 2014

Systematic procedures to get rid of the threat are presented on this section. Make sure to scan the computer with suggested tools and scanners.

Option : Activating Win 7 Protection 2014

The malware will block running of any programs. It also prevents access to Internet particularly anti-virus web sites. Execution of Windows tools like Task Manager, Registry Editor and Control Panel is similarly block by the rogue program. Activating the program using the registration key below will regain access to the mentioned services.

Once activated, downloading of necessary program to scan and remove Win 7 Protection 2014 is now possible. Use the registration code below. If it prompts for email address, you can input any email address.

Registration Key:

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Step 1 : Scan the computer with recommended removal tool

1 First thing you should do is reboot the computer in Safe Mode with Networking to avoid Win 7 Protection 2014 from loading at start-up.

NOTE: You will need to PRINT or BOOKMARK this procedure, as we have to restart the computer during the removal process.

Remove all media such as Memory Card, cd, dvd, and USB devices. Then, restart the computer and please do the following:

Boot in Safe Mode on Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 system
a Before Windows begins to load, press F8 on your keyboard.
b It will display the Advanced Boot Options menu. Select Safe Mode.

Start computer in Safe Mode using Windows 8 and Windows 10
a Close any running programs on your computer.
b Get ready to Start Windows. On your keyboard, Press and Hold Shift key and then, click on Restart button.
c It will prompt you with options, please click on Troubleshoot icon.
d Under Troubleshoot window, select Advanced Options.
e On next window, click on Startup Settings icon.
f Lastly, click on Restart button on subsequent window.
g When Windows restarts, present startup options with numbers 1 - 9. Select "Enable Safe Mode with Networking" or number 5.

Startup Options

h Windows will now boot on Safe Mode with Networking. Proceed with virus scan as the next step.

2 Download our malware removal tool and save it on your Desktop or any location on your PC.

Download Tool

3 Click on the button to start downloading our recommended anti-virus tool. Save it to an accessible location inside your hard drive or clean USB drive if you are downloading from a different PC.

4 When finished downloading, locate and double-click the file to install the application. Windows' User Account Control will prompt at this point, please click Yes to continue installing the program.

5 Follow the prompts and install as 'default' only. There are no changes needed during the installation process.

6 Malwarebytes Anti-Malware will launch for the first time. It is necessary to proceed with software update.

7 After downloading updates, please click on Scan Now button.

8 The tool willl run Threat Scan to ensure that it thoroughly check the PC for any presence of Win 7 Protection 2014 and other forms of threats.

MBAM Scan

9 Once the scan has completed, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware will issue a list of identified threats. Mark all threats and click on Quarantine Selected.

10 If it prompts to restart the computer, please reboot Windows.

Step 2 : Ensure that no more files of Win 7 Protection 2014 are left inside the computer

11 Click on the button below to download Norton Power Eraser from official web site. Save it to your desktop or any location of your choice.

NPE Download

12 After downloading, navigate its location and double-click on the NPE.exe file to launch the program.

13 Norton Power Eraser will run. If it prompts for End User License Agreement, please click on Accept to proceed.

14 On NPE main window, click on Advanced Scans. We will attempt to remove "Win 7 Protection 2014" by thoroughly scanning your current operating system.

Advance Scan

15 On next window, click System Scan to perform standard scan on your computer.

Scan the System

16 NPE will proceed with the scan. It will search for Trojans, viruses, and malware like Win 7 Protection 2014. This may take some time, depending on the number of files currently stored on the computer.

17 When scan is complete. All detected risks are listed. Click on Fix Now to remove Win 7 Protection 2014 and other known threats. Then, restart Windows if necessary.

Step 3 : Remove the Rootkit Trojan that installs Win 7 Protection 2014

Rootkit Remover is a stand-alone utility developed by McAfee. It can be used to detect and remove rootkit Trojan that is associated with Win 7 Protection 2014. This tool can detect rootkit that is part of ZeroAccess, Necurs, and TDSS family.

18 Download Rootkit Remover and save it to your desktop or any accessible location. Click the button below to begin the download.

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19 Locate the file rootkitremover.exe and double-click to run the program.

20 When User Account Control prompts if you want to allow the program to make changes on the computer, please click Yes.

Rootkit Remover Scan

21 Rootkit Remover instantly scans the computer and look for presence of Trojans, viruses, and rootkit that is related to Win 7 Protection 2014 .

22 Once it finishes scanning the computer, the tool will require you to restart Windows.

Alternative Removal Procedures for Win 7 Protection 2014

Use Windows System Restore to return Windows to previous state

During an infection, Win 7 Protection 2014 drops various files and registry entries. The threat intentionally hides system files by setting options in the registry. With these rigid changes, the best solution is to return Windows to previous working state is through System Restore.

To verify if System Restore is active on your computer, please follow the instructions below to access this feature.

Access System Restore on Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7

a Go to Start Menu, then under 'Run' or 'Search Program and Files field, type rstrui.
b Then, press Enter on the keyboard to open System Restore Settings.

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c Windows will display list of saved restore points. Select the most recent one to restore Windows to previous working and clean state.
d It may take some time to fully restore back-up files. Restart Windows when done.

Open System Restore on Windows 8 and Windows 10

a For Windows 8 user, go to Start Search, while on Windows 10, use the Start Menu Search and type rstrui.
b Click on the located program to open System Restore window.

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c Windows will display list of saved restore points if it is active. Select the most recent one to restore Windows to previous working and clean state.
d It may take a while to fully restore back-up files. Restart Windows when done.

If previous restore point is saved, you may proceed with Windows System Restore.

Troubleshooting Guides

Did Win 7 Protection 2014 blocks your Internet access?

It is usual that rogue program prevents user from downloading removal tools from the Internet. Thus, infected computer may be denied to access the Internet by making changes to computer's proxy, DNS, and Hosts file. To solve Internet connection problem, please see our guide in fixing a virus-blocked Internet access. Also, make sure that your Windows Host File is free from any malicious entries. View steps in cleaning Windows host file.

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About Marco Mathew

Marco Mathew works as Windows Network administrator before establishing precisesecurity.com. Now, Marco is dedicating full-time to help computer users' fight viruses, malware, trojan, worms, adware, and potentially unwanted programs.

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