Are you facing problem with your computer? Are you getting continuous Pop-ups? Is your system working slower? Then no doubt your computer is infected with malware, spyware or any other virus.
You might be confused that you have an antivirus installed in your computer and still you are facing these types of problems. There might be many other reasons to get your system infected with virus. Don’t worry!! You no need to spend money calling a tech support or for any other repair. You can fix it by yourself. Follow the below process,
Step 1: keep it in safe mode
Disconnect your system if it is connected to internet. Don’t use the internet until your PC gets ready to get clean up. This can help keep the malware away from spreading and/or releasing your private data present in your system.
If you find that your PC may have a malware, boot your computer into Microsoft’s Safe Mode. In this mode, only the required software’s and services are stacked. In case if any malware is set to stack naturally when Windows begins, entering in this mode may keep it from doing as such.
To boot into Windows Safe Mode,
- First shut down your PC.
- Find the F8 key on your PC’s console and turn the PC on;
- When you see anything on the screen, press the F8 key over and again. This will raise the Advanced Boot Options menu; there, select Safe Mode with Networking and then press Enter.
You may find that your PC runs observably speedier in Safe Mode. This could be a sign that your PC has a malware or it could imply that you have projects that ordinarily start up close by Windows.
Step 2: Remove the Temp files
Now you are in Safe Mode, you’ll need to run the scanning process. Before doing that, it’s better you remove the temp files from your system. Doing this process may speed up the system to scan faster, free up the disk space, and even dispose of some malware. To utilize the Disk Cleanup utility included with Windows,
- Go to Start option
- Open All Programs (or just Programs) -> Accessories-> System Tools -> Disk Cleanup.
Step 3: Download Malware Scanners
Presently you’re prepared to have a malware scanner do its work, running a scanner is sufficient to uproot most of the malwares or viruses. On the off chance that you as of now had an antivirus software on your PC, you better use an alternate scanner for this malware check, subsequent to your current antivirus may have not distinguished the malware. Keep in mind, no antivirus system can remove 100 percent of a large number of malware sorts.
There are two different types of antivirus software’s. You’re likely more acquainted with ongoing antivirus programs, which continually look for malware. Another choice is on-demand scanners, which hunt down malwares when you open the system and perform the scanning process. You need to have one and only constant antivirus software installed at once, yet you can keep a couple on-demand scanners convenient to run filters with various other programs, in this way guaranteeing that you’re secured.
If you still think your PC is affected with malware, I suggest an on-demand scanner first and after that catching up with a full scanning process by your continuous antivirus. Among the free (and high caliber) on-demand scanners accessible are BitDefender Free Edition, Virus Removal Tool, Malwarebytes, and SuperAntiSpyware etc.
Step 4: Perform scanning With Malwarebytes software
For illustrative, I’ll tell you how to use the Malwarebytes scanner. To begin, first download the software. If in case that you disengaged from the Internet for wellbeing reasons when you initially suspected that you may be contaminated, reconnect to it so you can download, introduce, and redesign Malwarebytes; then separate from the Internet again before you begin the genuine examining. In the event that you can’t get to the Internet or you can’t download Malwarebytes on the tainted PC, download it on another PC, spare it to a USB blaze drive, and take the glimmer drive to the infected PC.
In the wake of downloading Malwarebytes, run the setup document and take after the wizard to introduce the system. Once introduced, Malwarebytes will check for redesigns and dispatch the application itself. On the off chance that you get a message about the database being obsolete, select Yes to download the overhauls and afterward click OK when incited that they have been installed successfully.
When it gets open, keep the default check scanning process (‘Perform quick scanning’) and tap on the Scan button.
Despite the fact that it offers a full-examine choice, Malwarebytes suggests that you perform the snappy sweep in the first place, as that output normally discovers the greater part of the diseases in any case. Contingent upon your PC, the speedy sweep can take anywhere in the range of 5 to 20 minutes, though the full output may take 30 to an hour or more. While Malwarebytes is examining, you can perceive what number of records or protests the product has as of now filtered, and what number of those documents it has distinguished either as being malware or as being contaminated by malware.
On the off chance that Malwarebytes consequently vanishes after it starts filtering and won’t revive, you presumably have a rootkit or other profound disease that naturally executes scanners to keep them from uprooting it. Despite the fact that you can attempt a few traps to get around this noxious system, you may be in an ideal situation reinstalling Windows in the wake of moving down your documents (as talked about later), in perspective of the time and exertion you may need to use to beat the malware.
On the off chance that Malwarebytes’ brisk output doesn’t discover any malware or virus, it will demonstrate to you a content record containing the sweep results. In the event that despite everything you imagine that your framework may have procured some malware, think about running as a full sweep with Malwarebytes and attempting alternate scanners said before. In the event that Malwarebytes discover contaminations, it’ll raise a dialog box cautioning you of the revelation. To see what suspect documents the scanner recognized, click the Scan Results catch in the lower right. It naturally chooses to evacuate the ones that are known not unsafe. In the event that you need to uproot other identified things, select them too. At that point tap the Remove Selected catch in the lower left to dispose of the predefined diseases.
In the wake of evacuating the diseases, Malwarebytes will open a content record posting the sweep and evacuation results; skim through these outcomes to affirm that the antivirus program effectively uprooted every thing. Malwarebytes might likewise incite you to restart your PC keeping in mind the end goal to finish the evacuation process, which you ought to do.
In the event that your issues endure after you’ve run the speedy sweep and it has discovered and evacuated undesirable records, think about running as a full output with Malwarebytes and alternate scanners specified prior. On the off chance that the malware gives off an impression of being gone, run a full sweep with your continuous antivirus system to affirm that outcome
Step 5: Fix Your Web Browser
Malware diseases can harm Windows framework documents and different settings. One normal malware quality is to alter your Web program’s landing page and/or association settings to reinfect the PC, show promotions, anticipate scanning, and by and large bother you.
Before dispatching your Web program,
- Check your landing page and association settings.
- In Internet Explorer, click on Start option and go to Control Panel, and open Internet Options.
- Locate the Home Page settings, and confirm that it’s not some site you don’t know anything about.
- Next, select the Connections tab and then click on the LAN settings button. You’ll most likely need to choose automatically distinguish settings next, unless your work or ISP requires an intermediary.
Reply back with your comments if you find any other ways to fix the computer infected with virus.