Everybody who owns a computer knows about the dread of getting a virus. These little misunderstood pieces of code that always have a negative stigma and are blamed for all manner of issues with your computer. The signs of a virus are clear, your computer acting up, becoming slower, unwanted pop ups and more, and when these issues start to rear their ugly digital head, then it’s time to call in the professional exterminators at Walnut Creek Computer Repair.
Spyware and Malware
Two of more the common pieces of unwanted software that can wind up on your computer today are spyware and malware. These are essentially spying tools, or advertising tools that are either forcefully installed, and in some circumstances, installed by the computer owner without their knowledge. Getting rid of these particular pieces of code is a targeted treatment, and special software tools are used to aim specifically at these pieces of code. When you find yourself the victim of popups that initiate even when you first turn your computer on, you may be a victim of malware, and we have your solution.
Viruses are a little more aggressive in their approach, and much more malicious in their intent. Whereas spyware and malware may want to sell you things, a virus is only out to destroy, whether this is your credit through key loggers and other theft software, or a particular piece of code that is simply out to turn your computer into a brick for no other reason than to say it can be done. When dealing with a virus its important that thorough and complete work is done to remove all pieces of its remains, and at Walnut Creek Computer Repair you can expect exactly that.
With a virus removal often comes the suggestion of having an antivirus installed. Often you may not even know where a virus came from, and spoof pages of legit sites can be a culprit, invisibly hiding in your history. Having a good anti virus on your system is a great line of defense from ensuring that you don’t fall victim again. At Walnut Creek Computer Repair we bring you a selection of anti virus software that will protect your system from further incidents, and bring you back the confidence you need when surfing the web.
Remote or Shop Services
When dealing with anti virus it’s not always necessary to have your computer brought in. For ones that aren’t affecting such processes as your boot sequence, it can easily be taken care of remotely, giving you the option of simply staying home and having the work done by remote access. No matter the means in which we bring you your anti virus protection and removal, you can be sure that Walnut Creek Computer Repair brings you a thorough and experienced solution that will have your computer back up and running as intended, and protected from further incidents you may come across.