Virus and Malware Removal
Folks have asked us for years for our secret recipe to clean up computers infected with viruses and malware. We tried to write it down, but it would take about three months and 1,000 web pages to describe the endless possibilities that could occur as a result of a malware infection. And by the time it hit this website, it would already be outdated! Fortunately, there are several things you can do yourself to avoid malware, and to remove some of the infections if you have the misfortune of becoming infected.
Some infections can be removed with nothing more than the tools below. More difficult malware, spyware and adware might require you bringing your computer in to a qualified computer repair shop to complete the cleanup. Computer Care offers a 30 DAY WARRANTY on all virus cleanups -- that is still the LONGEST and most generous virus and malware warranty in the world. Quick, someone call Guiness!
Over the past eight years, we've found that some of the free antivirus programs were just as good, if not better, than the paid antivirus programs. As a matter of fact, the paid programs often cause more issues than they solve. Recently, updates applied to some of the more popular antivirus programs actually broke several thousand computers so badly they could not connect to the internet, which obviously meant they could not download a fix unless they had a second un-broken computer that could connect to the internet. Do your homework before committing to any antivirus program. Click on the links below for some of the best antivirus and antispyware tools on the market:
Microsoft Security Essentials (no longer available for Windows XP; rebranded as "Windows Defender" and included with Windows 8)
Here's our "secret weapon" - the Virus-Free PC running any version of Windows you want. The secret? A "virtual PC" running Linux within a Window! And if the virtual PC gets infected, who cares? Delete it and run another one. How to surf the internet safely, securely, and with no worries about malware.
Learn how Computer Care Clinic's PC-GYN Chuck Fresh surfs the internet VIRUS AND MALWARE FREE. And he's not running any antivirus or antimalware programs! Here's the secret.