Viruses

There are thousands of viruses released everyday which are designed to corrupt your computer, hackers create the viruses to do the following:

  • To take control of a computer and use it for specific tasks
  • To generate money
  • To steal sensitive information (credit card numbers, passwords, personal details, data etc)
  • To prove a point, to prove it can be done, to prove ones skill or for revenge purposes
  • To cripple a computer or network

virus1They can prove to be deadly to a PC and if your computer has been corrupted with a virus the sooner you discover the problem the less deadly it can prove to be.  If you live in the Sunderland area and you have a virus on your computer call Sunderland PC Repair on 0191 501 6705 now, from there we can visit your home and remove the virus for you and retrieve any data that may have been corrupted.

There are countless amounts of viruses that all are designed to do different things.

Malware:

Malware is a type of software that is installed on a computer in order to simply damage it, it is the umbrella term for many computer viruses.

Spyware:

virus2Spyware is a virus which downloads itself on a computer and through this it can track activity; this activity can be anything from usernames and passwords for accounts or even your personal details that you put on the computer for example credit card details.

If your computer has malware or spyware installed on your computer it is vital you get in touch to someone immediately to save your computer. Sunderland PC Repair can run a system reinstall for you in order to remove the virus and any duplicates of it that may of been created.

Antivirus

If you require anti-virus software to stop the threat of viruses Sunderland PC Repair will download AVG Antivirus Protection for you. We use AVG simply because it is one of the best on the markets to date and can detect threat from even the newest of viruses. If you aren’t a computer whizz worry no longer, AVG is also one of the easiest to use.

If you have called Sunderland PC Repair regarding the removal of viruses we will also download antivirus protection for you in order for the problem not to reoccur.


Call Sunderland PC Repair now on 0191 501 6705 and speak to the professionals, help is at hand.virus3