Virus Removal Colchester

At some point we’ve all done it, clicked on something we shouldn’t have, opened an email attached from someone we know, only to find out their emails have been compromised. This then leads to your computer running slowly, annoying pop-ups, or not responding at all, in some cases malicious software can start encrypting all of your data and holding you to ransom!

If you suspect you have a virus on your computer, drop it into us to take a look, we do not charge for a diagnosis, if needed we can perform a full computer service where we will:

  • Scan your computer with multiple anti-virus and malware software to make sure all threats are removed
  • Remove any suspicious or unused software
  • Disable unused startup programs, speeding up boot-up times
  • Optimise settings to improve all-round performance
  • Install a FREE anti-virus or purchase one for you (as we are partnered with Avast) depending on your requirements
  • Physically clean out cooling fans to improve processor life and performance
  • Physically clean your laptop externally (we all love a clean screen!)

Security – Anti-virus

In this day and age, most people use their computers and smartphones to access all sorts of sensitive information, such as online banking, social media, emails and so on. an ever-growing amount of data is being stored on our computers and cloud, also being sent across the internet, so making sure that your devices are secure is vital.

So what’s the answer?

Not every computer user will require the same approach when it comes to security, there a few factors that determine this such as:

  • What will you be using the internet for (Browsing, online banking, social media, emails, etc.)
  • The experience of the person using the computer, are they experienced or a novice user?
  • What setup are they using, what operating system, software installed, is it a Mac or Windows

With the above information, we will be able to give you some options for both free and paid-for anti-virus products, leaving you to make the decision that best suits you and your budget.