Affordable Virus and Malware Cleanup

Keeping your computer protected against all the threats on the internet can be a big job for any anti-virus program or human, and sometimes unwanted software can get through your security and infect your computer.

Here at Computer Fixer Dumfries, we aim to provide a complete malware removal service that offers key advice and support when it comes to protecting your computer or removing malicious software that happens to slip through the cracks in your security software.

If you’re computer has become infected with malware, we recommend that you have it looked at by a professional as soon as possible, as certain types of malware can steal your personal information. Removing malware can be a complex process, but we will take care of it all for you, making sure your computer is safe and secure as soon as possible.

There are many different types of malicious software that can cause you problems, and we explain the jargon commonly used when talking about infected computers below.

We are the experts in Malware Removal!

We have served Dumfries for over 7 years, and are able to clean 99% of PCs without ever losing any personal data such as Photos, Documents, Music etc

Malware – Malware (for “malicious software”) is any program or file that is harmful to a computer user. Malware includes computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and Spyware.

Spyware – Spyware is any technology that aids in gathering information about a person or organisation without their knowledge.

Virus – A virus is a program or programming code that replicates by being copied or initiating its copying to another program, computer boot sector or document.

Worm – A worm is a self-replicating virus that does not alter files but copies itself constantly, digging deep into computer systems.

Trojan (Trojan Horse) – A Trojan horse is a program in which malicious or harmful code is contained inside an apparently harmless program or file, and when started it will gain control over your computer and do it’s chosen damage.

RATs (Remote Admin Trojans) – These are a special form of Trojan Horse that allows full remote control over a machine. These programs are used to steal passwords and other sensitive information.

Rootkits – Rootkits are a set of software tools used by an intruder to gain and maintain access to a computer system without the user’s knowledge. These tools conceal covert running processes, files and system data making them difficult to detect. A computer with rootkits on it is called a rooted computer.

So if you’re looking for an expert to remove malware in Dumfries, we are best placed to help you with fixing your computer quickly. Simply give us a call or send an e-message using the box on the right of this page.