Computer viruses and our Ward End 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 lots of different types of computer viruses. Most of them are intended to harm your computer by damaging system or deleting documents. 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 tricky to delete and requires an IT specialist to be removed completely. Viruses are very clever nowadays and they might 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 support but will also protect your online 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’s not recommended to remove the virus by an inexperienced person as you might do more harm to the system than the virus itself.
SSD drive makes this process significantly faster than old hard diskdrive. Also, your processor speed is going to have a enormous influence on scanning speed.
Following the virus will be completely removed from your computer we’ll set up your operating system to protect you from future threats.
This process could take up to a couple of 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 will also disable unnecessary Microsoft Windows services which you don’t use as they might become vulnerable to attacks from viruses.
You may be vulnerable to many threats if you surf the internet without proper protection.
The quicker your hardware is, the quicker the virus will be removed.
You may be vulnerable to many threats if you browse the internet without proper 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 maximum without impacting your computer performance.
Your online bank account is at risk if your computer is infected. Do not delay, call me now.
I have an antivirus installed. Am I safe?
The answer is NO. Simply antivirus isn’t enough as most malware and viruses nowadays are made to be unnoticed by major antivirus vendors. Safety and virus removal agency is a complex procedure and requires great skills to be carried out properly.
How long is it takes to remove a virus completely?
It depends upon the depth of infection and your computer speed. Usually, this type of service isn’t done onsite and requires 60 minutes or more of deep analysis and procedures.
I have eliminated the virus by myself 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 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 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 fantastic 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 behaves erratically but antivirus did not detect any viruses. What should I do?
Ideally, you should shut off 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 is able to eliminate it, but usually, this type of service is done off-site as to remove rootkit completely demands a whole lot of time of analysis.
How can I get infected by a computer virus?
Malware vs Virus
Knowing the difference between malware and viruses is very important. A virus is just one kind of malware, however, the term is more widely utilized by the general 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 needed to take care of. Malware is infecting computers and mobile devices at an increasingly greater rate. What’s a Malware?
As mentioned, a Virus is a particular type of malware by itself. It is a contagious part of code that infects another software on the server system and spreads itself after it is run. It’s chiefly known to disperse when the software is shared between computers. This acts 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 screen presented to the user at the time of installation. Adware is programmed to examine which Internet sites, the consumer visits regularly 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 annoying.
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 may be installed intentionally in an organization to track the activities of employees.
This type of malware will replicate itself and destroys information and files saved on the host PC. It functions to eat up all of the system operating files and data files on a drive.
Trojans are a type 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 server computer’s system files.
In large systems, it might try to earn a host system or network resource unavailable to those trying to reach it. Example: your small business network becoming unavailable.
Ransomware is an advanced sort of malware that restricts access to the computer system until 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 needs a ransom to be paid in order for the restriction to be removed. The infamous Cryptolocker is 1 type of ransomware. It’s very tough to live without computers or mobile devices and we’ve come to rely on them for many tasks — communication, online purchases, and payments, etc.. ,