Computer viruses and our Rednal solutions
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 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 implemented they replicate by inserting copies of itself to computer programs, your data files or boot sector on your hard disk.
They are often tricky to delete and requires an IT specialist to be removed completely. Viruses are extremely clever nowadays and they might not be detected properly by your antivirus software, despite it’s up to date virus definitions.
That’s why we at Dr IT Services – Computer Repair not only provide complete virus elimination support but will also protect your online activities against any future dangers.
- 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 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 system than the virus itself.
Before we start removing a computer virus from your machine we’ll backup your most important data to avoid any data losses through the virus removal procedure.
Our next step will be scanning your virus-infected device using our tools. The speed of the scanning process is dependent upon your hardware.
SSD drive makes this process considerably faster than old hard disk. Additionally, your processor speed will have a huge 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 few hours as we will not 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 might become vulnerable to attacks from viruses.
We will install software to maintain your passwords secure and protected against viruses. After our virus removal support, you will browse the internet with confidence and reassurance.
You might be vulnerable to a lot of threats if you browse the internet without appropriate protection.
The faster 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.
Simply having antivirus won’t protect you. 95 percent of our virus removals were at customers 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 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 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 undetected by major antivirus vendors. Safety and virus removal agency is a complex process and requires great skills to be carried out properly.
How long is it takes to remove a virus completely?
It depends on the depth 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 procedures.
I have eliminated the virus by myself and my computer works properly now. Have I done a good job?
After a virus is eliminated in the first stage it doesn’t mean there are no left. It is highly suggested to scan your system using several tools and also protect from any further threads. Your computer might appear fine but after a while, it may get infected even worst when virus hasn’t been removed completely or when there is no good protection applied.
Our aim at Dr IT Services – Computer Repair isn’t 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 should shut down your computer to prevent any data loss and call me as soon as possible. It looks like you’ve got a rootkit which is extremely hard to detect and remove. Our virus removal company can eliminate it, but usually, this type of service is done off-site as to remove rootkit completely demands a whole lot of time of investigation.
How did 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 just browsing the internet.
Malware vs Virus
Knowing the difference between viruses and malware is quite important. A virus is just one type of malware, but the term is more widely used by the public. The term malware refers to any malicious software, including a computer virus.
For instance, 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 rate. What is a Malware?
Malware is software written specifically to harm and infect the host system. Malware includes viruses along with other types of software such as trojan horses, worms, spyware, and adware.
As discussed, a Virus is a particular type of malware alone. It is a contagious part of code that infects another applications on the host system and spreads itself once it is run. It is chiefly known to disperse when the program is shared between computers. This behaves more like a parasite.
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 consumer at the time of installation. Adware is programmed to examine which Internet sites, the user visits frequently and to present and feature-related advertisements.
Not all adware has malicious intent, but it becomes a problem anyway because it harms computer performance and can be bothersome.
This sort of malicious software, spies on you, tracks your internet activities. It helps 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 is quite tricky to detect.
Some spyware like keyloggers may be set up intentionally within an organization to monitor the activities of employees.
This type of malware will replicate itself and destroys information and files saved on the server PC. It works to eat up all the system operating files and data files on a drive.
Trojans are a sort of virus that’s designed to make a user think they are a safe program and operate them. They might be programmed to steal personal and financial information, and later take over the resources of the server computer’s system files.
In large systems, it may try to make a host system or network resource unavailable to those attempting to reach it. Case in point: your small business network becoming unavailable.
Ransomware is an advanced sort of malware that restricts access to the computer system before the user pays a fee. Your screen might 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 restriction to be removed. The infamous Cryptolocker is 1 kind of ransomware. It is very tough to live without computers or mobile devices and we’ve come to rely on them for many activities — communication, online purchases, and payments, etc.. ,