Remove Viruses, Malware and Ransomware
A computer virus or malware can be devastating to your home or work data. Let us help protect your data.Or recover and undo the damage if you have already been hit.
What is a virus or malware / ransomware
A Computer virus or malware is generally a piece of software or code written by someone to compromise your data and security.
These pieces of malicious software can range from a harmless prank to complete data loss. It can also be a major breach of your data and security.
Some viruses in particular can monitor your keyboard keystrokes and web browsing activity to steal your credit card numbers and internet banking information.
This information can then be relayed back to someone nasty who may use this information in a harmful way. Potentially compromising your privacy and finances.
How did I get a computer virus.
You can catch a virus many ways, but usually it is from an untrusted or unknown piece of software being installed on your PC.
This software could be downloaded from unknown websites, emails, free software or many piracy related tools.
A virus might not be noticeable right away, and the longer it is on your system, the more damage it can do.
Signs your computer has a virus or malware.
How do I know if I have malware or a virus.
You may not be able to tell if you have a virus right away, however here is a list of symptoms that may indicate that your system has been infected.
- Your antivirus is not working or has disappeared
- Your computer is crashing or restarting
- Files are missing or noticing strange files and programs
- Internet issues, slow internet or unable to connect
- Programs slow or not starting correctly / crashing
- Frequent error messages, crashes or popups
- Websites not loading or redirecting to other sites
- Frequent popup messages
- PC running slow, Unknown applications
- High or unusual internet usage
If you notice any of the above problems or anything else that seems out of the usual, try running a virus threat scan using your computer’s antivirus program right away.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or continue to have problems.
Call or Text us
Phone or SMS Point Cook Computers on
PrivacyYour information is kept private.
We will not pass your information or contact details on to any third parties.