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Virus and Malware Removal

If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, your computer may be infected by malware.

  • Generally slow/sluggish system performance
  • Pop-up messages or other advertisments appearing on your computer
  • Spurious messages claiming your pc is infected
  • Unexpected/unpredictable web browser behavior
  • Spontaneous system shutdowns and restarts

Kingwood PC has extensive experience at diagnosing and resolving these issues. For nearly ten years, we have addressed the most challenging malware problems, typically with full recovery and without time-consuming operating system reinstallation.

Many other vendors will charge two or three times the price charged by Kingwood Computer. Because we have dealt with such a wide array of malware over the years, we are confident we can restore your computer to proper functionality in a quick and cost effective fashion.

Definitions / Additional Information

Viruses, spware and adware are all forms of malware (a shortened form of "malicious software"). They are programs designed to run on your computer without your consent.

They are typically installed accidentally or via stealth and once present, can basically do whatever the program author designs them to do.

Some examples of malware:

  • viruses - so named because of their ability to replicate themselves and spread to other machines, some semi-recent examples are the melissa and i love you viruses.

  • spyware - a program that resides upon your computer that collects information about you (websites you visit, passwords you type in, etc.) without your knowledge. Normally, the data collected will be sent or uploaded to a remote server to be exploited for nefarious purposes later. A keylogger is an example of a spyware program.

  • adware - a program that automatically displayes advertisements to the user without permission. Pop-ups and the user's web browser are common advertisement delivery mechanisms.


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