Most viruses come from either visiting an infected Website or opening an e-mail that infected your computer. You may be wondering why your anti-virus didn't catch the virus. The answer is complex and nuanced. Computer viruses are strikingly similar to the viruses that impact our physical health.
Price: $50 - $85, depending on level of infection.Turnaround Time: 5 - 10 hours.
If you would like to try removing malware from your computer yourself, these are the software tools we use and the order in which we run them:
-Eset Online Scanner
Update All Legitimate Software
Since the mid to late 00s, this has been the most important part of avoiding viruses. You get sick more when you're a kid because you aren't immunized against as many upper respiratory infections. It's the same with your PC. Malware is omnipresent on the Web. An unpatched system with antivirus is at greater risk than a patched system without antivirus.
Practice Safe Surfing
Be careful what you click on and try to stay away from sites that offer 'free' stuff, games, porno, and gambling. You need to be able to tell the difference between a legitimate popup, an annoying popup, and a malicious popup. If you commit to doing the first three things above, you don't have to worry as much about safe surfing, so it's somewhat of a choice on your part.