Computer viruses and our Lee Bank solutions
A computer virus is like a biological virus. It keeps you from working normally and requires a cure to eliminate. There are tons of different kinds of computer viruses. The majority of them are designed to harm your computer by damaging system or deleting documents. Others might even steal your passwords, online banking ID etc.. When they are implemented they replicate by inserting copies of itself to computer programs, your data files or boot sector on your hard drive.
They are often tricky to delete and requires an IT specialist to be eliminated completely. Viruses are very clever nowadays and they might not be detected correctly by your antivirus software, even with it is up to date virus definitions.
That’s why we at Dr IT Services – Computer Repair not only provide complete virus elimination service but will also protect your internet actions against any future dangers.
- Slow performance
- Frequent system crashes
- Slow system startup
- Unusual error messages
- Extra documents or programs
- Pop-up windows asking you to buy software
- Erratic programs behaviour
If you experienced any of the symptoms above call us immediately and don’t log into any online services. It is not wise to remove the virus by an inexperienced user as you might do more damage to the machine than the virus itself.
Before we start eliminating a computer virus from your machine we’ll backup your most important data to avoid any data losses through the virus elimination procedure.
Our next step will be scanning your virus-infected machine using our resources. The speed of the scanning process depends on your hardware.
SSD drive makes this process considerably faster than old hard disk. Also, your processor speed is going to have a enormous impact on scanning speed.
After the virus will be completely removed from your computer we’ll set up your operating system to protect you from potential threats.
This process could take up to a couple of hours as we won’t just install antivirus software on your system but will also harden it to make it more secure. We’ll install additional software that will secure your system to the maximum. We’ll also disable unnecessary Microsoft Windows services that you don’t use as they may become vulnerable to attacks from viruses.
We’ll install software to maintain your passwords secure and protected against viruses. After our virus removal service, 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 eliminated.
You may be vulnerable to a lot of threats if you browse the internet without appropriate protection.
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 affecting your computer performance.
Your online bank account is at risk if your computer is infected. Do not delay, call us now.
I have an antivirus installed. Am I safe?
The answer is NO. Simply antivirus isn’t enough as most viruses and malware nowadays are designed to be unnoticed by leading antivirus vendors. Protection and virus removal agency is a complex process and requires great skills to be done properly.
How long is it takes to remove a virus completely?
It depends upon the depth of infection along with your computer speed. Usually, this type of service is not done onsite and requires 60 minutes or more of deep analysis and processes.
I have eliminated the virus by myself and my computer works properly now. Have I done a good job?
After a virus is eliminated at the first stage it doesn’t mean that there are not any left. It is highly suggested to deeply scan your system using several tools and also protect from any further threads. Your computer may seem fine but after a while, it might get infected even worst if virus hasn’t been removed completely or when there is no good protection applied.
My computer behaves erratically but antivirus didn’t detect any viruses. What should I do?
Ideally, you should shut down your computer to prevent any data loss and call us as soon as possible. It looks like you have a rootkit which is extremely hard to detect and remove. Our virus removal company is able to remove it, but generally, this type of service is done off-site as to remove rootkit completely demands a lot of time of investigation.
How can I get infected by a computer virus?
Viruses are everywhere. You may get infected by opening suspicious email attachment (usually with a statement or tracking number), downloading software or games, or just browsing the web.
Malware vs Virus
Understanding the difference between malware and viruses is very important. A virus is just one type of malware, but the term is more widely utilized by the general public. The term malware refers to any malicious applications, including a computer virus.
By way of example, between 2000 and 2005, spyware and adware emerged as kinds of malware that protection systems needed to deal with. Malware is infecting computers and mobile devices at an increasingly greater pace. What’s a Malware?
As discussed, a Virus is a particular type of malware by itself. It is a contagious part of code that infects the other applications on the host system and spreads itself once it is run. It’s chiefly known to spread when the software is shared between computers. This acts more like a parasite.
Adware is also referred to as advertising-supported software. It is software which renders advertisements for the purpose of generating revenue for its author. The advertisements are printed on the screen presented to the user at the time of installation. Adware is programmed to examine which Internet websites, the consumer visits regularly and to present and feature-related advertisements.
Not all adware has malicious intent, but it will become a problem anyway because it hurts computer performance and can be bothersome.
This type of malicious software, spies on you, tracks your online actions. It enables the hacker in gathering information about the victim’s system, without the consent of the victim. This spyware’s presence is typically hidden from the host and it’s very tricky to detect.
Some spyware like keyloggers could be set up intentionally within an organization to monitor the activities of workers.
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.
Trojans are a type of virus that’s designed to create a user think they are a safe program and operate them. They might be programmed to steal personal and financial information, and take over the resources of the server computer’s system files.
In large systems, it may try to earn a host system or network resource inaccessible to those attempting to reach it. Example: your small business network becoming unavailable.
Ransomware is an advanced type of malware that restricts access to the computer system before 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 demands a ransom to be paid in order for the limitation to be removed. The infamous Cryptolocker is 1 kind of ransomware. It is quite difficult to live without computers or mobile devices and we have come to rely on them for many activities — communicating, online purchases, and payments, etc.. ,