Computer viruses and our Rubery (Mostly in Worcestershire) services

A computer virus is similar to a biological virus. It keeps you from functioning normally and demands a cure to get rid of. There are tons of different kinds of computer viruses. The majority of them are designed to harm your computer by damaging system or deleting files. Others may 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 disk.

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

That is why we at Dr IT Services – Computer Repair not only provide complete virus elimination service but will also protect your internet activities 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 don’t log into any online services. It is not recommended to remove the virus by an inexperienced person 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 prevent any data losses through the virus removal process.

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

SSD drive makes this process significantly faster than old hard disk. Additionally, your processor speed will 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 future threats.

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

We will install software to maintain your online passwords secure and protected against viruses. After our virus removal support, you may browse the net with confidence and reassurance.

You may be vulnerable to a lot of threats if you surf the internet without proper protection.

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

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

Simply having antivirus won’t protect you. 95% of our virus removals were at customers 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 affecting your computer performance.

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

I have an antivirus installed. Am I safe?

The answer is NO. Simply antivirus isn’t enough as most viruses and malware nowadays are made to be unnoticed by major antivirus vendors. Safety and virus removal service is a complex process and requires great skills to be done properly.

How long is it takes to remove a virus completely?

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

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

After a virus is eliminated at the first stage it does not mean that there are not any left. It’s highly recommended to deeply scan your system using several tools and protect from any further threads. Your computer might appear fine but after a while, it may get infected even worst if virus has not been removed completely or when there isn’t any good 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 behaves erratically but antivirus did not detect any viruses. What should I do?

Ideally, you should shut down your computer to avoid any data loss and call me as soon as possible. It looks like you have a rootkit which is extremely hard to detect and remove. Our virus removal company can remove it, but usually, this type of support is done off-site as to remove rootkit completely requires a 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 a statement or tracking number), downloading software or games, or just browsing the internet.

Malware vs Virus

Knowing the difference between viruses and malware is very important. A virus is just one type of malware, but the term is more widely utilized 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 needed to deal with. 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 along with other types of applications such as trojan horses, worms, spyware, and adware.

Virus

As discussed, a Virus is a particular type of malware alone. It is a contagious piece of code that infects the other applications on the host system and spreads itself after it is run. It is chiefly known to spread when the program is shared between computers. This acts more like a parasite.

Adware

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

Not spyware has malicious intent, but it will become a problem anyway because it harms computer performance and can be bothersome.

Spyware

This type of malicious software, spies on you, tracks your internet activities. It enables 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 server and it’s quite tricky to detect.

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

Worms

This sort of malware will replicate itself and destroys information and files saved on the server PC. It works to eat up all of 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 are a safe program and run them. They may 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 earn 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 limits access to the computer system before the user pays a fee. Your screen may show a pop-up warning you’ve been locked out of your computer and that you can access only after paying the cybercriminal.

The cybercriminal demands a ransom to be paid for the restriction to be removed. The infamous Cryptolocker is 1 kind of ransomware. It’s quite difficult to live without computers or mobile devices and we’ve come to depend on them for many tasks — communication, online purchases, and payments, etc.. ,

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