Virus Removals

If you think your Mac or PC has a virus, or is performing in an unusual manner with random popups, then Computer West’s experienced service technicians who are qualified by a variety of vendors can help! Our store located in Busselton have the facilities to complete a full assessment of your device and, if viruses or threats are detected, we possess the right tools to completely remove suspicious or dangerous files and clean-up any unwanted extras that persistently appear.


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What is a 'virus'?
  • Traditionally, a virus is a piece of code which is capable of copying itself and typically has a detrimental effect, such as corrupting the system or destroying data.


  • Recently, the term ‘Virus’ is being incorrectly used for a wide range of different malicious items.


  • The proper term is Malware. Malware refers to computer viruses, worms, trojan horses, ransomware, spyware, adware, scareware, and other malicious programs.


  • Recently, viruses are more designed to steal personal data and banking information than causing havoc or destroying your computer.


  • Nearly every device in the world can get some form of malware on it.


How can i protect myself from malware?
  • Prevention is the key! Make sure to avoid going to suspicious websites or clicking on suspicious attachments.


  • Be aware on what is being downloaded to your computer. Always check to see if any other programs are attached to an update or if something is downloading without consent.


  • Ensure that you have a high quality antivirus such as ESET NOD32 Antivirus.


  • Regular checkups on your computer is also highly recommended.
How do i get malware on my computer?

There are many ways in which malware can get into your computer, some examples are:


  • Looking at adult or illegitimate websites.


  • Updating programs from the incorrect website.


  • Downloading free music, movies or programs through torrents or websites.


  • clicking on web adverts that appear on sites such as Facebook and YouTube.
Do Apple computers need antivirus?

All computers, whether they are Mac, PC or Android operating systems, can get malware on them.


Due to their increased popularity over the past few years, Mac computers are now very susceptible to viruses and malicious programs.


If you feel that your Mac computer may be infected then please contact us to see how we can assist.

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