How To Deal With A Virus Attack On Your Laptop
If you are not a computer person, like many others out there, having to deal with computers, laptops, mobile phones and tablets on a daily basis can be daunting. Even more daunting is having to deal with a problem related to a computer break down when you do not know what is happening to your computer. A virus outbreak in a computer is one of the most common problems associated with computers and it is not as difficult to deal with as you might think.
Keep calm and isolate your computer
If your computer or lap top has been attacked by a virus, one of the first thing you need to do is to immediately disconnect it from the internet and isolate it completely from other computers by taking of any network cable and internet cables. This process is in fact similar to isolating and quarantining a sick human or animal. The next thing you need to do is contact a mobile computer repair guy or company to come over to your house and clean your computer by doing a scan on it and then destroying the virus.
To destroy a virus that was strong enough to break through your existing virus guard, you will need to download a specialized software that was specially created to destroy this particular virus. The IT support man in Perth will be able to identify exactly what the virus was by looking at your scan history on your existing virus guard.
Although the whole process of destroying a virus, cleaning your computer and reinstalling windows if need be is not as complicated as it sounds, for the person who is not familiar with computers it can sound a little stressful and daunting, However, in the unfortunate case that you could not get hold of a repair guys, you will need to take matters in to your own hands. You have now disconnected your computer from the internet and you will need to start your computer on what is known as “safe mode” if your windows system seems to be malfunctioning. After you have done this, you will need to run a full anti-virus scan on your lap top or computer. When you are running the anti-virus scan, you will see the list of documents that are infected with the virus, you will need to delete all these documents and then open up the source (like the USB or hard disk) and delete any suspicious looking files immediately.