Computer viruses and our Shenley Green services

A computer virus is similar to a biological virus. It keeps you from working normally and requires a cure to eliminate. There are tons of different kinds of computer viruses. Most of them are intended to damage your computer by damaging system or deleting files. Others might even steal your passwords, online banking ID etc.. When they are 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 might not be detected properly by your antivirus software, even with it is up to date virus definitions.

That is why we at Dr IT Services – Computer Repair not only provide complete virus elimination support but will also protect your internet activities 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 me immediately and do not log in to any online services. It is not recommended to remove the virus by an inexperienced user as you may do more harm to the machine than the virus itself.

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

Our next step will be scanning your virus-infected machine using our tools. The speed of the scanning process depends on your hardware.

SSD drive makes this process considerably faster than old hard disk. Additionally, your processor speed is going to have a enormous influence on scanning speed.

Following the virus will be completely removed from your computer we will set up your operating system to protect you from future threats.

This procedure may 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 will install additional applications that will secure your system to the max. We’ll also disable unnecessary Microsoft Windows services that you don’t use since they might become vulnerable to attacks from viruses.

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

You may 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 might 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 had commercial antivirus installed on their computers.

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

Our virus removal service offers 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 me today.

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 unnoticed by major antivirus vendors. Safety and virus removal agency is a complicated process and requires good skills to be done properly.

How long is it takes to remove a virus completely?

It depends on the thickness of infection and your computer speed. Usually, this type of service is not done onsite and requires 60 minutes or more of profound analysis and processes.

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

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

Our aim in Dr IT Services – Computer Repair is not only to remove the virus completely but also protect your system against other threats.

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 which is extremely hard to detect and remove. Our virus removal company can remove it, but generally, this sort of support is performed off-site as to remove rootkit completely demands a lot of time of analysis.

How did 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

Understanding the difference between viruses and malware is very important. A virus is just one kind of malware, however, the term is more widely utilized by the public. The term malware refers to any malicious software, including a computer virus.

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

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

Virus

As discussed, a Virus is a specific type of malware by itself. It is a contagious piece of code that infects another applications on the host system and spreads itself after it’s run. It is mostly known to spread when the program is shared between computers. This behaves 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 author. The advertisements are published on the screen presented to the consumer at the time of installation. Adware is programmed to analyze which Internet websites, the consumer visits regularly and to present and feature-related advertisements.

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

Spyware

This sort of malicious software, spies on you, tracks your internet actions. It helps the hacker in gathering information about the victim’s system, without the consent of the victim. This spyware’s existence is typically hidden from the server and it is quite difficult to detect.

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

Worms

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

Trojan

Trojans are a type of virus that’s designed to create a user think they’re 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 might try to earn a host system or network resource unavailable to those attempting to reach it. Example: your small business network becoming unavailable.

Ransomware

Ransomware is an advanced sort 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 that you can access only after paying the cybercriminal.

The cybercriminal needs a ransom to be paid for the limitation to be removed. The infamous Cryptolocker is one type of ransomware. It’s very tough 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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