Symptoms of Virus or Malware infection:
Computer running slowly, unwanted pop-ups warning about infections, or your Internet homepage is being redirected to unwanted web sites, you are probably experiencing the handiwork of a Virus or Malware infection.
Unscrupulous people with a great deal of wasted talent are continually trying to prove their prowess by infiltrating your computer wreaking havoc and in many cases duping people out of cash to remove the problem they initially caused! (this is known as 'Ransomware').
7% of websites Google tested for malware were infected - "https://dataprot.net/statistics/malware-statistics/"
Common symptoms of Virus or Malware infection:
- Computer recently becomes very slow and non-responsive
- Unknown apps and programs executed at startup
- Expired / out-of-date Anti-virus that has stopped working entirely
- Windows cannot boot
- Pop-ups and ads appear you cannot stop
- Can’t install new anti-virus
- Operating systems repeatedly restarts
- Email attachments with unknown extensions
- Computer showing memory errors
- Pop-up screens asking for payments
If Experiencing Any of the Above Symptoms…
Your computer might be already infected by malicious software. It’s essential to keep your computer secure from security threats and viruses.
Switch off the computer and disconnect it from the internet. This will prevent further spread and potentially other computers becoming infected.
Working with a variety of software applications, we have the necessary tools to rid your machine of these unwanted intruders.
Persistent Viruses and Malware may require a clean installation of the computer's operating system.
After all other remedies are unsuccessful, this is done upon the client's approval.
Your precious data (such as documents, music, and family photos) can be backed up and restored..
Specialist software such as Adobe or AutoDesk products
Once your computer is Virus free, it's sensible to try and avoid the same happening again.
We highly recommend installing an Internet Security Suite immediately to prevent re-infection and provide on-going protection.