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Virus Removal

Don't be a victim to viruses and spyware. Our computer repair shop offers computer virus removal and anti-virus software to prevent future infections.

Viruses

Viruses can cause serious damage to your computer. Computer viruses copy themselves into other programs, with the intention of causing  mischief or damage. Some may only have minor effects, while others can cause catastrophic damage to your files and computer. Sometimes, viruses try to get your credit card number by pretending to be a helpful program that has found multiple viruses or other various problems with your computer.

Spyware

Spyware installs itself on your computer, enabling information to be collected without you knowing. It can obtain information about a your Internet use, passwords, etc.

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Build up your computer's defenses

Install antivirus and antispyware programs from a trusted source

  • Never download anything in response to a warning from a program you didn't install or don't recognize that claims it will protect your PC or offers to remove viruses. It is highly likely to do the opposite.
  • Get reputable anti-malware programs from a vendor you trust.
    • Windows 8 includes antivirus protection called Windows Defender. It’s turned on by default/li>
    • If your computer is not running Windows 8, download Microsoft Security Essentials for free.
    • Choose security software that is compatible with Windows 7.

Top security solutions

Find solutions for top issues and common problems with updating your computer, and learn how to avoid viruses and other malicious software.

  • How to remove and avoid viruses, spyware, and other malware
  • What to do if your antivirus software stops working
  • How to recover your hacked Microsoft account
  • What do I do if my updates don’t install?
  • Fix your hijacked web browser
  • Avoid tech support phone scams
  • How do I know if I can trust a website?
  • How to more safely dispose of computers and other devices
  • Get online support

Update your computer

  • Windows Update: Frequently Asked Questions /li>
  • Get security updates automatically
  • What do I do if my updates don’t install?
  • SSecurity updates FAQ

Protect your computer

Get tips on how to use software and scans to proactively help protect your computer from viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.

  • How to boost your malware defense and protect your PC i>
  • Watch out for fake virus alerts
  • Windows 8: Explore new and improved security features
  • What is Windows Defender?
  • Firewalls in versions of Windows
  • Security in Internet Explorer
  • Create strong passwords