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Welcome to Malware Removal Brisbane.

Get your PC back up-and-running today!

We are an experienced Virus and Malware removal services group that can show you how to remove your PC’s malware in Brisbane.

Let’s run through the most common questions when it comes to computer infection problems.


What is Malware?

Malware, as defined on Wikipedia, is any software used to disrupt computer or mobile operations, gather sensitive information, gain access to private computer systems, or display unwanted advertising.

The main reason or intent behind malware varies, but regardless of the intention, it’s just downright annoying having to deal with Malware problems Brisbane.

What is the difference between malware and a virus?

Without going into detail, a virus is just a type of Malware that, as the name suggests, spreads after the computer or device is initially infected.

 

How do we remove Malware and Viruses from your PC?

It doesn’t take an expert to safely remove malware from your PC, you can do it yourself with some guidance. The quickest way to safely remove malware Brisbane is to use a piece of software that is designed to do exactly that.

1) Download a malware removal tool

2) Download and install the program scan your computer for malware

3) Scan your computer with the tool & then remove all threats and restart your PC

Keep reading below to find a Malware Removal Tool.

 

Top Tools for Malware Removal Services Brisbane

The tools below are all you should ever need for removing Malware from your PC. They are very popular and have a range of tutorials and easy to use scans so that anyone can quickly restore infected PCs to their former glory.

1) Spybot Search & Destroy – Windows, Free

Probably the best FREE tool out there at the moment for removing malware and viruses from infected PCs. If you’re interested you will find that Spybot comes with a number of additional features that are quite useful for keeping your information safe. Spybot is compatible with many older versions of Windows so regardless of what system you’re running this should work.

Visit the Spybot Malware Removal Tool website.

2) SuperAnti-Spyware – Windows, Free Version & Paid Premium

One of our personal favourites. The free version is very good at picking up malware and safely removing it from your system. While the paid version is certainly worth it, it is handy to have just the free version to remove the odd piece of malware every now and then. If you’re looking for real-time protection you will need to pay for the Premium version.

Visit the SUPERAntiSpyware website to purchase or download.

3) Malwarebytes – Windows, Free Version

Similar to SuperAntiSpyware, Malwarebytes offers great malware removal features and have both a free and premium package available. Again with the premium version, you get additional features that can be well worth it if you commonly get viruses in Brisbane. The free version works perfectly fine, I highly recommend you keep the software updated and run the scan at least once a month to ensure you are staying safe.

Check out their website here.

 

How to stay safe in the future

Backups

We recommend making backups of your hard drive, or at least your important files. If you’re running Windows you can get yourself a blank DVD or extra hard drive and use the windows backup process to ensure you have a safety net in place. Just in case. Here’s a quick tutorial.

Real-Time Protection Software

There is a number of free and paid real-time protection software available for download. They will run scans in the background of your PC at set times every week, day or month ensuring that your PC is constantly being kept safe. Below are a few good ones:

  • Malwarebytes Premium (as above)
  • SuperAntiSpyware Premium (as above)
  • AVG Free/Premium -> here
  • Norton Free/Premium -> here
  • McAfee Free/Premium -> here
General Safety Practices

At the end of the day, you can avoid viruses quite well by understanding where they frequently come from.

  1. Installing programs – when you install a program onto your machine, instead of hitting that next button 20 times without reading the content. Stop and read a bit of each page to make sure that you are not agreeing to have additional software installed. While this software may not directly harm your PC it will be very annoying to perform tasks normally.
  2. Emails – watch what links you are clicking within emails. If you don’t know the sender or are unsure of what the email content is about, just skip over it or better yet delete the email. Click links in your email has become a quick way to unknowingly download viruses, yes viruses, onto your PC and these may be harmful to you or your data.

Hopefully, these two tips will prevent you having troubles in the future, but just in-case, you now have a list of tools you can use to get rid of them when they come.