Computer viruses and our Ashted solutions

A computer virus is like a biological virus. It keeps you from functioning normally and demands a cure to get rid of. There are tons of different types of computer viruses. The majority of them are intended to harm your computer by damaging system or deleting documents. Others might even steal your passwords, online banking ID etc.. When they’re executed they replicate by inserting copies of itself to computer programs, your data files or boot sector on your hard drive.

They are often difficult to delete and requires an IT specialist to be removed completely. Viruses are very clever nowadays and they may not be detected properly by your antivirus software, despite it is up to date virus definitions.

That’s why we at Dr IT Services – Computer Repair not only provide complete virus removal service but will also protect your internet actions against any future threats.

  • Slow performance
  • Frequent system crashes
  • Slow system startup
  • Unusual error messages
  • Extra files or programs
  • Pop-up windows asking you to buy software
  • Erratic programs behaviour

If you experienced any of the symptoms above call me immediately and do not log in to any online services. It is not recommended to remove the virus by an inexperienced person as you may do more damage to the machine than the virus itself.

Before we start removing a computer virus from your machine we will backup your most important data to prevent any data losses during the virus elimination process.

Our next step will be scanning your virus-infected device using our resources. The speed of the scanning procedure is dependent upon your hardware.

SSD drive makes this process significantly faster than old hard diskdrive. Additionally, your processor speed will have a enormous influence on scanning speed.

Following the virus will be completely eliminated from your computer we’ll set up your operating system to protect you from potential threats.

This procedure may take up to a couple of hours as we will not just install antivirus software on your system but may also harden it to make it more secure. We will install additional applications that will secure your system to the max. We’ll also disable unnecessary Microsoft Windows services which you don’t use as they might become vulnerable to attacks from viruses.

We’ll install software to keep your passwords secure and protected against viruses. After our virus removal support, you will browse the internet with confidence and peace of mind.

You might be vulnerable to many threats if you surf the internet without proper protection.

The quicker your hardware is, the faster the virus will be removed.

You may be vulnerable to many threats if you surf the internet without appropriate protection.

Simply having antivirus will not protect you. 95 percent of our virus removals were at clients who’d commercial anti virus installed on their computers.

Hardening your system is the only way to protect you from online attacks.

Our virus removal service provides to secure your system to the max without impacting your computer performance.

Your online bank account is at risk if your computer is infected. Don’t delay, call me now.

I have an antivirus installed. Am I safe?

The answer is NO. Simply antivirus is not enough as most malware and viruses nowadays are made to be undetected by leading antivirus vendors. Protection and virus removal agency is a complex process and requires good skills to be done properly.

How long is it takes to remove a virus completely?

It depends on the depth of infection along with your computer speed. Usually, this type of service isn’t done onsite and requires 60 minutes or more of deep analysis and processes.

I have removed the virus and my computer works properly now. Have I done a fantastic job?

After a virus is eliminated at the first stage it does not mean that there are no left. It is highly recommended to deeply scan your system using several tools and also protect from any further threads. Your computer might appear fine but after a while, it might get infected even worst when virus hasn’t been eliminated completely or when there isn’t any fantastic protection applied.

Our aim at Dr IT Services – Computer Repair is not just to remove the virus completely but also protect your system against other dangers.

My computer acts erratically but antivirus didn’t detect any viruses. What should I do?

Ideally, you need to shut down your computer to prevent any data loss and call me as soon as possible. It looks like you have a rootkit that’s extremely hard to detect and remove. Our virus removal company can eliminate it, but usually, this type of service is performed off-site as to remove rootkit completely demands a whole lot of time of investigation.

How can I get infected by a computer virus?

Viruses are everywhere. You might get infected by opening suspicious email attachment (usually with an invoice or tracking number), downloading software or games, or simply browsing the web.

Malware vs Virus

Knowing the difference between malware and viruses is quite important. A virus is just one kind of malware, but the term is more widely used by the public. The term malware refers to any malicious applications, including a computer virus.

By way of instance, between 2000 and 2005, spyware and adware emerged as kinds of malware that security systems had to take care of. Malware is infecting computers and mobile devices at an increasingly greater pace. What’s a Malware?

Malware is software written specifically to harm and infect the host system. Malware includes viruses in addition to other kinds of software such as trojan horses, worms, spyware, and adware.

Virus

As discussed, a Virus is a specific type of malware alone. It is a contagious piece of code that infects the other applications on the server system and spreads itself once it is run. It’s mostly known to disperse when the program is shared between computers. This acts more like a parasite.

Adware

Adware is also referred to as advertising-supported software. It is software which renders advertisements for the purpose of generating revenue for its writer. The advertisements are printed on the screen presented to the consumer at the time of installation. Adware is programmed to analyze which Internet sites, the user visits frequently and to present and feature-related advertisements.

Not spyware has malicious intent, but it becomes a problem anyway since it hurts computer performance and can be bothersome.

Spyware

This sort of malicious software, spies on you, tracks your online actions. It helps the hacker in collecting information about the victim’s system, without the consent of the victim. This spyware’s existence is typically hidden from the host and it is very tricky to detect.

Some spyware like keyloggers could be installed intentionally within an organization to monitor the activities of employees.

Worms

This sort of malware will replicate itself and destroys files and information saved on the server PC. It works to eat up all the system operating documents and data files on a drive.

Trojan

Trojans are a sort of virus that’s designed to make a user think they’re a safe program and run them. They might be programmed to steal personal and financial information, and later take over the resources of the host computer’s system files.

In large systems, it may attempt to make a host system or network resource inaccessible to those attempting to reach it. Case in point: your small business network becoming unavailable.

Ransomware

Ransomware is an advanced sort of malware which restricts access to the computer system until the user pays a fee. Your screen may show a pop-up warning that you have been locked out of your computer and you could access only after paying the cybercriminal.

The cybercriminal needs a ransom to be paid for the limitation to be removed. The infamous Cryptolocker is 1 type of ransomware. It’s quite difficult to live without computers or mobile devices and we have come to depend on them for many activities — communicating, online purchases, and payments, etc.. ,

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