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Computer Virus Removal

The prevention, detection, and virus removal of malware (like computer viruses for example) is the job of an antivirus program. Antivirus software also assists in preventing and removing adware, spyware, and other forms of malware.

A variety of strategies are typically employed in the programming of antivirus software. The signature-based detection attribute of the antivirus software involves searching for known malicious patterns in executable code. However, it is possible for a computer to become infected with new malware for which no antivirus signature yet exists. Heuristics can be used effectively to counter such so called zero-day menaces.

The most common sort of heuristic approach, generic signatures, is capable of identifying new viruses or variants of existing viruses, looking for known malicious code in files. Some antivirus software includes this advanced ability of predicting what a file will do if opened/run by any of the applications on your computer. It can also commonly and analyse the consequences thereby informing the user beforehand of its malicious actions.

Tips for Virus Removal and Prevention

Do not open any files attached to any emails which are from unknown, suspicious or untrustworthy sources.

Be careful opening any files attached to an email unless you are sure of what it is, even if you have received it from a friend or someone you know. Some viruses can send themselves through email. Confirm that your contact has really sent an attachment before opening the attachment.

Do not open any files attached to an email if the subject line is suspicious or unexpected.

Delete chain emails and junk email. Do not forward or reply to any sort of questionable mail. These types of email are considered spam and are unsolicited mails sent with an intention of compromising the security of your system.

You should be very cautious while downloading files from the Internet. Ensure that the source is a legitimate and reputable one. Make sure that an anti-virus program checks the files on the download site.

Reliable Antivirus Software

Most of the updated Antivirus software available on the market these days commonly contains all the features you would expect in a professional antivirus program. They are often easy to use and normally offer a nice simple user interface. This is ideal for beginners but they often also offer the more advanced features professionals need.

Protecting your computer against viruses not only saves your computer from the potential harm that can be caused by viruses but can also save you time and money in costly computer repairs & virus removal.

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Southern Computer Services offer full computer virus removal and protection services in the Southern Adelaide Suburbs. We are experienced specialists in removing viruses – no matter how complex. We firmly believe however that the first defence against computer viruses is user education followed by up to date, trustworthy, anti-virus software.

If you are currently unsure if your laptop or computer is protected get in touch with us today. We supply free industry standard security software to home users.

Prevention is better than a post virus clean-up & we can educate you on how to avoid being infected. We also have all the tools ready to rid your device from computer virus or malware.

Our virus removal service is open 7 days a week.

We can remove all computer viruses including (but not limited too):

  • Backdoors
  • Keyloggers
  • Malware
  • Spyware
  • Cryptolocker
  • Ransomware
  • Hijackers

Our prices

Pricing details for our services

# Service Price Features
1 Wipe hard drive and reinstall Windows $145 Format hard drive and fresh reinstall of Windows.
2 Standard hourly rate $85 Flat hourly rate for on-site visits.
3 Data backup (additional service) $25 We can backup your data before we wipe your hard drive then copy it back over to your fresh install of Windows.
4 Data recovery $75 Includes initial assessment (ie first 30 minutes).

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