Virus Removal & Malware Removal in Meriden CT

 Virus Removal & Malware Removal

There are over 800,000 new computer threats released daily.  You have a 1 in 2 chance of being the victim of some type of technology compromise in the next 12 months.  Our specialty at Meriden Computer Repair is Virus Removal and Remediation.

We are home to the flat fee virus/malware removal & remediation special.  For $149* we will wipe your system clean of any malicious content, set up anti-virus protection and perform a system tune-up.  

* Does not apply to on-site service.  Does not include software or hardware.  Most repairs will not require additional software/hardware

Fix My Computer NOW!

Many times computer malware will make your computer inoperable.  Still, there are times when a computer will still work but your data is likely compromised.  The dangers of an infected computer are serious and can be life altering.

Here is a list of things that may be impacted by a computer with malware:

  • Lost Data
  • Compromised Online Accounts like Banks, Email
  • Stolen Data (Social Security, Bank Account Info, Credit Card Info, Critical Business Documents)
  • Hardware Failure
  • Software Failure & Lost License Information

Signs Your Computer is Compromised:

  • Computer Runs Slow
  • Excessive Hard Drive Spinning (You Will Hear It)
  • Pop-Ups
  • Browser Tool Bar Added
  • Anti-Virus Disabled
  • Can’t Get On the Internet
  • Computer Crashes
  • Very High Network Activity
  • Random Programs Added or Starting

Education is the best defense in the ongoing war against cyber threats.  The team at MCR is constantly updating their skill set.  We’re ready to defeat malicious code.

frustrated computer user

How Did I Get A Virus?

Often the first question is how did this happen so we put this list together.  These are steps to prevent malware & viruses on your computer.  Keep in mind there is no fool-proof plan but if you keep up with these items you are less likely to see one of our techs.

  • Windows/Mac OS X Updates
  • Don’t Accept Pop-Ups (Be Careful Before Clicking)
  • Don’t Open Unsafe Email Attachments
  • Avoid Downloading/Installing Pirated Software
  • Anti-Virus/Firewall/Security Software Updates
  • Avoid Installing Multiple Anti-Virus Programs
  • Avoid Visiting Questionable Websites