Articles tagged: remove malware

My Computer Is Infected with Malware. Should I Just Throw It Out?

My Computer Is Infected with Malware. Should I Just Throw It Out?

Malware is just software. It doesn’t destroy your computer’s hardware in any way. Some work — albeit significant work — will get you back up and running without needing to destroy anything.

Shocked

Why am I getting unexpected adult audio on my church computer?

Strange sounds coming through a computer can be hard to track down. We’ll start with the most obvious possible cause and work towards the more obscure.

Internet Explorer

How do I fix Internet Explorer if it won’t open?

The error message actually leads us down the path that we need to repair your installation of Internet Explorer.

Virus

Can I Be Sure My Machine Is Malware Free?

Believe it or not… you can’t prove that you don’t have malware. But when your computer slows down, it doesn’t necessarily mean malware.

Why Can’t I Delete these Temp Files?

Temp files that you can’t delete are often safe. Still, I am concerned that one of your files sounds like it’s related to known malware. The first step is to clean up.

Hacker's Hand

Why Doesn’t Malware Appear in the Add/Remove Programs List?

Malware not showing up in the Add/Remove Programs list doesn’t surprise me at all. After all, malware’s success is based on its ability to hide from you!

This is a stick up!

How Do I Remove Ransomware?

Ransomware is often not easy to remove because it blocks you from your system. Restoring from a backup is the easiest recovery option, but I’ll look at a few more as well.

Malwarebytes Anti-malware Removes Malware that Others Don’t

Even the best anti-virus and anti-spyware tools miss things. Malwarebytes Anti-malware has a good reputation for cleaning up some of the things that other tools don’t.

Why Is My Browser Being Redirected?

Unexpected browser redirection is often the result of malware – usually malware on your machine, but occasionally a problem with the site.