Virus Removal London
DC Computer Repairs provides on-site services
for small businesses and home users in London
How to identify if your system is infected
If you are experiencing some or all of the issues listed bellow then it is safe to assume that you need a virus removal service from a company in London
- Your system is slower than usual
- Your computer freezes up or restarts by itself
- Programs take ages to load, do not start at all or they end up crashing
- There is slow internet speed and Google does not come up
- You end up on websites you have never heard of
- You start getting new warning messages that your system is infected
- Weird icons appeared on the desktop
- You receive suspicious calls about your computer
- Slow computer start-up and shut down
- Error messages appear frequently
On-site IT support services
If you think that your PC, Laptop or Mac is infected with viruses such as malware, adware, spyware, scareware or ransomware we can help you with:
- Conduct a full health check
- Carry out an extensive scans with our virus removal tools
- Remove viruses and malware and extra programs
- Remove spyware, adware and unwanted ads
- Remove and repair hijacked browsers - IE, Chrome, Firefox, Safari
- Remove dodgy toolbars, addons and extensions
- Improve the speed of your computer
- Use dedicated software to restore your system to perfect health
- Optimize and improve the start up and shut down time of your system
- Fix registry and permissions issues
Same day onsite computer repairs
Many computer viruses can creep into your system even when you have an anti-virus program installed.
Malware can interfere with the daily operations of your system, corrupt and delete your data, damage the registry system, hijack browsers like Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox and much more.
The important thing to do is to run a complete system scan frequently using a proper virus removal software
It is also very important to have a backup of your data that runs automatically and ensures everything is up to date.
On-Site Virus Removals and Computer Tune Up
Our job is to ensure that the whole process is as convenient and stress free as possible for you.
We can come to your home or office in London in order to take care of any such problems or return your system to you after it is fixed in no time.
We have the knowledge and experienced technicians to carry out this task for you in the best possible way and, if you require any other IT services and advice we will be more than willing to help you out.
If you have discovered any such virus in your Laptop, PC, Apple Mac Computer or Tablet and require a virus removal service in London, give us a call and we will be happy to take care of it for you!
Types of computer viruses
Especially harmful when doing on-line banking this kind of computer virus registers everything that you type. If a keylogger virus gets on a computer it could send all sorts of sensitive details to criminals.
This king of malware generally is installed on computers by mistake by unaware users.
Once installed it will start displaying error messages and it will show virus scans being done without the user actually running the scans
In the end they will show that a computer has a lot of threats or registry problems or junk files and it will ask the user to pay for the software in order to fix the problems but of course it will not make a difference and amny times the payment details can be stolen
This kind of computer virus will secretly store data about your browsing habits and about the history of web browsers(webpages that you have visited).
It also changes the default webpages e.g instead of Google it sets another default search engine or it makes your browser(Google Chrome,Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Safari)among other things to redirect you to another webpage that either is a scam or it is used for marketing by bogus software
One of the most annoying and most common on-line issues nowadays, ad-ware is a computer virus that is designed to display unwanted advertisements such as pop-ups and flash adverts as you browse. Main symptoms are: you can't go to your preferred websites and pop-ups slow up all the time. It is also the most common way in which Windows or Mac systems get even more infected
Generally it will block a computer like for example make the desktop inaccessible and it will display a webpage or a full screen windows with details about how to pay.
As a reason they will try to trick the user into thinking that they have visited the wrong website
Common viruses are the UKASH type, like the Metropolitan Police scam, CryptoLocker and Cryptowall
Gives the impression that it can fix or repair a software problem on your computer e.g: fix registry issues, scan your system for threats and it even claims to remove computer viruses but instead it can allow unauthorized access to your system
This is the worst computer virus because it usually stores itself in the master boot sector(MBR) area of your hard drive. Extremely difficult to remove without wiping everything. It can steal data and passwords and also it can allow unauthorized remote access