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Top 3 Tips to Remove Computer Virus Malware Fast

Would you like to learn how to remove computer virus malware from your PC fast?

Malware stands for malicious software which can include many different types of programs like adware, spyware, keyloggers and viruses.

They are programs that can enter your computer system and cause unwanted damages without the user knowing anything about it. The best way to prevent such attacks is to avoid the sources of such malware.

But if your PC system has already been infected, the best way to get rid of them is to download virus and malware cleaning software.

Strategies to Remove Computer Virus Malware

1. Block All Pop Ups and Do Not Click On Any Pop Up Ads

If pop up advertisements start to appear on the screen, close the entire window using the standard red cross at the top right hand corner of the window.

Never ever click inside the main window, even if the advertisement shows a button that says “Close This Ad”, “Cancel”, “Close” or anything that represents that same meaning. Clicking inside the ad window will bring you to wherever the advertiser intended you to visit regardless of what you click inside the advertisement window.

2. Delete All Files Acquired from File Sharing Networks

If you have downloaded any files from any file sharing network like Kazaa, Limewire or Bearshare, you should get rid of them immediately if you want to remove all chances of getting your computer infected.

Try not to use these types of file sharing networks to download anything since most malware and spyware problems originate from there.

This is because there is no way that you can verify the sources of the files that you download, and they may be coming from hackers who are looking to spread virus and malicious software around the Internet.

Also, try not to download from any free file sharing websites as they usually also contain spyware codes that run their installation scripts when you visit their sites.

3. Delete All Email Attachments That You Have Received from Unknown Senders

If you have ever downloaded any attachments and files you received from any unknown sources in your emails or through your Messenger contacts, get rid of them immediately.

Also, never open any files that come from unknown people and do not click on links that your contacts send to you if their message does not look authentic and original.

About the author

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Toby Seitz

Toby is the Editor in Chief at Sidelayer Security. He is a technology and science writer with an accreditation in psychology and journalism. For the most part he covers the internet and computer security topics.

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