Virus removal in Cumbria
Identifying a problem
Every day, Viruses, Malware, Spyware and Adware are becoming more prevalent and are a real threat to computer users. If your computer or laptop becomes infected it can lead to the loss of important data such as documents, photos and videos.
Viruses arrive via a number of methods, mainly email, internet and storage media, and can range from the annoying to downright malicious. Some can give you tiresome pop ups and some can gain access to your personal data and steal your identity; this can lead to money theft and debt troubles.
Seek help immediately
Continuing to use your computer, whilst having a virus, is multiplying the problem and deepening the consequences of having invasive and malicious software on your machine. You wouldn’t find a burglar in your home and not take action then go and take a bath.
The good news is our technicians are experts in returning infected technology to good health.
Determining the virus type
There are many different types of virus but the most common types are as follows:
- File Infector Virus: Probably the most common type of virus that is embedded in a host file and comes into action when the file is executed.
- Malware / Spyware: Covertly gathers user data through the user’s Internet connection without their knowledge, and can gather information about e-mail addresses, security details and banking information.
- Worms: A worm will replicate itself and spread from device to device through network vulnerabilities.
- Trojans: A program created to, amongst other things, install malicious code that may then destroy and delete files or steal your information and digital identity.
If you think you require our virus removal service, Contact Us without hesitation and we can return your device to a clean and safe state.
More common types of virus we encounter
Our virus removal service covers these common types of computer virus:
- Resident Virus
- Multipartite Virus
- Direct Action Virus
- Browser Hijacker
- Overwrite Virus
- Web Scripting Virus
- Boot Sector Virus
- Macro Virus
- Directory Virus
- Polymorphic Virus
- File Infector Virus
- Encrypted Virus
- Companion Virus
- Network Virus
- Nonresident Virus
- Stealth Virus
- Sparse Infector
- Spacefiller Virus
There are many issues that are not listed so Contact Us to discuss any problems you may have.