By Mark Thomas Walters
Malware, which is an umbrella term for all types of malicious software, and incorporates viruses, worms, trojan horses, spyware and adware, is a bigger problem now than it ever has been. This is partly due to the fact there are now more vindictive programmers creating it, and partly due to the fact that almost everyone is connected to the Internet now, which is the main way in which malware spreads.
Taking steps to prevent malware infections is a necessity, as your computer will otherwise quickly become unusable. You should have antivirus software installed on your computer (and have it set to automatically update) and have a firewall set-up. Unfortunately though, even with these precautionary measures in place, it is still possible for your computer to become infected with malware.
Once your computer has been infected with any form of malware, it is far from easy to get it back to full working order again. This is because malware spreads and hides itself in your system files, which you cannot simply delete as your computer needs them to run. So then, what options are open to you?
Just deciding to leave the malware on your computer should not be considered an option. As well as significantly slowing it down, you will also have to deal with frequent error messages and will need to constantly restart it due to it freezing up. Then there are security issues too, as all of your files and personal information will be able to be accessed by third parties.
Deleting everything on your hard disk and reinstalling it all again will solve the problem, but that is hardly convenient. Even then, if even one of your essential personal documents that you save on a CD or USB before deleting your hard disk was infected with malware, then, when you copy it back on to your hard disk, the malware infection will spread again.
The only solution that is guaranteed to work is to enlist the help of a professional. The people who offer antivirus and spyware removal services will be able to clean your computer of all types of malware without needing to delete any of your documents or programs. They do this through a combination of manual detective work and specialist software.
Due to their vast experience of dealing with malware, they know precisely where to look for it. Having found it, they then clean the infected files which standard antivirus software is unable to. Even infected system files can be dealt with as they have fresh copies of them which they can use to replace your infected ones.
It does not take antivirus and spyware removal services long to remove all malware from your computer, and you can expect to have it back in full working order within a day or so. Most also offer a guarantee that you do not have to pay them if you they do not mange to completely solve the problem. So, if you want a quick, stress free solution to your malware problem, then contact an antivirus and spyware removal service.
About the Author: This article was written by a computer expert who has more than 10 years experience in the industry. He is currently providing an antivirus service and can be contacted at http://kinneymedia.com
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