Virus Removal

Service Overview

At ETV Software’s Computer Repair in Tyler, we offer anti-spyware and anti-malware solutions to help prevent your computer from being infected and can remove any spyware that has already made its way onto your computer. Spyware is software that enables a hacker to obtain information about another user’s computer activities by transmitting data covertly from their hard drive. Spyware can come from many sources and you may not even realize your computer is infected. Once installed, the spyware monitors user activity on the Internet and transmits that information in the background to someone else. Spyware can also gather information about e-mail addresses and even passwords and credit card numbers. Malware is software that is intended to damage or disable computers and computer systems. Common malware includes viruses and trojan horses. A new common piece of malware called ransomware hijacks your system by locking you out of all of your important files then demanding money in order to restore them.

 

Spyware and Malware Removal

Spyware is software that enables a hacker to obtain information about another user’s computer activities by transmitting data covertly from their hard drive. Spyware can come from many sources and you may not even realize your computer is infected. Once installed, the spyware monitors user activity on the Internet and transmits that information in the background to someone else. Spyware can also gather information about e-mail addresses and even passwords and credit card numbers.

Malware is software that is intended to damage or disable computers and computer systems. Common malware includes viruses and trojan horses. A new common piece of malware called ransomware hijacks your system by locking you out of all of your important files then demanding money in order to restore them.

Virus Removal

At Computer Repair in Tyler, we offer virus removal for all of your computer needs. Viruses in any computer system, like laptops or desktops, can cause serious damage including Missing folders and files, Encrypting your files so that you can no longer read or use them, Cause your system to slow down, Hijacking your PC and your internet connection to further spread the virus, Disabling your internet connection, Constantly redirecting you to unwanted websites, Installing unwanted programs, Corrupting files and folders, Causing blue screens, Flooding your internet browser with pop-ups, Installing programs that track your typing to steal personal and confidential information, Constantly freezing your system, Infecting all the files on your network at your home or office

It is very important to have anti-virus software on your computer that updates regularly and scans your system on a regular schedule for any potential threats. ETV Software’s Computer Repair in Tyler can remove any viruses already on your system and can recommend a virus scanner to help prevent future viruses.

Preventative Maintenance

Preventative Maintenance helps to keep your computer running quickly and smoothly. Failure to maintain your computer’s hardware could lead to application crashes, system freezes, and even data loss. Many PC problems can be tracked down to basic hardware issues. Things like clogged fans can cause your computer to overheat at peak loads. A loose memory chip or internal connection can cause certain ports to fail at unexpected times.

ETV Software can safely clean the dust and grime out your computer’s case, make sure all your cooling fans are working properly, and double check all your internal cables and connections. We can also offer upgrades like more powerful cooling solutions to help your computer deal with heavier loads.

If you think your computer has already been infected, bring it to our South Beckham location and we can diagnose it.