Virus and Malware Removal

At ACIS® IT Solutions, all the work done on your computer is provided by our certified computer repair technicians that are in house. Our team of computer repair and virus removal experts have years of experience and know what they are doing.

There is nothing worse than being infected with spyware and viruses. Not only can viruses and spyware cause data loss but simple things like surfing the web can be impossible.  These could pose as threats to the security of your data.  Thieves are out there to steal your information.

Viruses and Trojans are two of the most common types of computer malware that can be found. However, the malicious functionality behind each of these types of malware is completely different.

ACIS® IT Solutions does more successful virus and spyware removals than most of the competition in the area.

A computer virus is a piece of malicious software that is capable of copying itself and infecting other legitimate software. However, the term “virus” is commonly and inaccurately used in many cases. Users, in order to refer to other types of malware such as adware and spyware, even if these types of malicious software do not have the ability to replicate themselves. The term “computer virus” is most likely to be generically used to refer to any type of computer malware.

Unlike computer viruses, a computer Trojan is a malicious program that has been developed in a way which makes normal PC users believes that it’s legitimate and useful. This strategy enables computer Trojans to mask their underlying malicious functionality and avoid detection. Comparable to viruses, computer Trojan’s does not have self-replication capabilities. However, Trojan’s can be in many cases much more destructive then viruses for the reason that they usually allow or facilitate remote unauthorized access to the infected system.

Spyware is any piece of code whose primary motive is stealing your personal information and sending it to the spyware programmer. There are different reasons for a spyware. These can be for stealing information like names and phone numbers which can be sold to marketing agencies, stealing log ins and passwords, or even credit card information.

Malware is a generic label that is applied to all types of software and code that maliciously harms a users computer. They refer to trojans, spyware and viruses.

You can usually detect these when you see that your computer and internet is running unusually slow, several pop ups appear whenever you are online, you suspect your credit card information is stolen, your contacts tells you that they have been receiving emails from you or you simply cannot use your computer properly. Don’t panic. All you need to do is disconnect your computer from the web and seek the help of professionals. ACIS® IT Solutions can check for them, remove and make sure your computer or network is safe clean and protected. Contact us at 417-823-7100 or by clicking here