Suspect a Malware Infection? Here’s The Right Way To Remove It

Doing everything by the book is no guarantee that you will see there is a malware infection. A virus or Trojan that is sufficiently new can still get in the past all your defenses. How exactly do you go about removing it and setting your computer free again? It’s always a good idea to follow the right process.

To begin, are you sure your computer is infected?

People read a lot about how malware holds the computers of the world to ransom and exaggerate the problem in their minds. Each time there is computer malfunction – a slow browser, Windows Explorer misbehavior or anything else – they right away blame it on a virus without actually making sure.

While malware is always a possibility, you need to make sure before you take virus removal steps. The Processes tab on Windows Task Manager can give you a fair idea about any alien programs running. You need to right-click on the taskbar, select Task Manager and then click on Processes. Often, the creators of malware do give their programs suspicious-looking names. If you see anything that looks strange, you should search for its name on the Internet to see if anyone complains about it.

Make certain some more

Judging a program by its name on the Task Manager only works sometimes. Some malware may not even show on Task Manager or may be named to look mainstream. To make even more certain that your computer is infected, you could try to load up a tool that can be used to get rid of viruses. Malware often prevents computer users from starting malware removal tools like regedit and msconfig.

To test for yourself, try typing msconfig in the Run utility in Windows. If your computer doesn’t allow you to run this program, you can be sure that you are a victim of an infection.

Finding a fix

Some malware infections come with their own purported cures – they throw up a pop-up that asks you to pay for a fix then and there. It is always a bad idea to buy a through a pop-up, though. Your first step should be search on the Internet for the symptoms that you are experiencing. It’s possible that there are other people going through the exact same thing. You need to go to websites that are reputable and make sure that you don’t download any untested software to fix your problems.

Trying antivirus software

If you already have antivirus software installed – such as  Max Spyware Detector, you can assume that it isn’t up to the job of weeding out the infection that you have (considering how the virus got through its defenses). You could run a quick scan to see if it manages to catch the problem. If it doesn’t, you need to get a new antivirus scanner.

Boot into safe mode

Many viruses are designed to keep you from installing antivirus. You may need to restart your computer and boot into Safe Mode with networking (you need to look up instructions on how to do that).

Once you are in Safe Mode, you need to open a browser and look up a good
malware scanner. BitDefender and ESET are particularly powerful. It’s usually a good idea to scan with two different products. If one finds something, you know you can follow the scanner’s instructions to get it cleaned.

If all else fails

If you have a particularly bad malware infection, it could be impervious even to your Safe Mode tricks. In this case, you will need to boot into a different operating system altogether – an environment that the virus cannot operate in – and then attack the virus there.

Combofix is a free malware remover, and it ‘s a  extremely powerful tool , You can run it if you are good  at windows OS,or  you are asked to by a trained helper .

Kaspersky and the makers of other antivirus software have utilities just for this kind of need. Kaspersky calls it Kaspersky Rescue Disk. This is antivirus software in a Linux operating system all rolled into one. It doesn’t need to install on your hard drive – it runs directly off the CD. You simply need to pop it into your DVD drive and run it.

If Your Computer Problem is not only done by malware ,you can refer here , How to Solve Most Common Computer Problems.

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