Virus Removal Services
Anti-Virus software installation
Virus Removal FAQs
What is a Computer Virus?
The term "virus" or "computer virus" refers to anything unwanted or harmful on our computers. A virus is a piece of code or program that, when executed, it modifies other computer programs and inserts its own code.
How to remove a virus from my computer?
Properly and completely removing a virus or other malicious software from your computer requires an experienced and professional hand. Simply scanning an infected computer or downloading free tools that claim to remove viruses (often adding to the problem by actually downloading malicious software) usually misses the infection entirely or causes damage to the operating system.
How to protect myself from a virus?
The only way to 100% protect one's self from a virus or malware infection is to completely stay off the internet. This is not realistic for most people, so what can we do to keep ourselves safe? First, you need to start with a good antivirus program. Not all AV programs are the same, and stay away from anything free (you do get what you pay for). Many anti-virus products available today are simply unable to handle today's constant onslaught of viruses and malware. Badly designed products can also seriously effect your system's performance. At Concept Computers, we are constantly evaluating the very best solutions available.
Do Macs get viruses?
The short answer is yes. There is a common misconception that macs don't get viruses. Macs are just as vulnerable as any other computer to viruses and malware.