Mike Agerbo, the host of the TV show GetConnected, demonstrates the FixMeStick on an infected PC while explaining in layman’s terms what the FixMeStick does and why it’s the right way to remove viruses.
A Special Edition FixMeStick is now available at Costco nationwide in Canada. This Special Edition product can be used on up to 5 PCs (our standard edition is 3 PCs) and good for 2 years (standard edition is 1 year). The price is $67.99 in-store, and you can learn more about the FixMeStick here or the Special Edition FixMeStick here.
Windows 8 PCs contain a new technology called Secure Boot that only boots devices that have been verified by Microsoft.
Removing computer viruses ranges between painfully frustrating and impossible. Twelve months ago we launched the first ever consumer-ready USB device for removing viruses from infected PCs. Today, we launched a free upgrade that makes the FixMeStick the first virus removal device to support Windows 8 PCs.
What makes support for Windows 8 unique?
PC manufacturers must include a technology called Secure Boot on PCs that ship with Windows 8. Secure Boot uses a public-key infrastructure to verify the integrity of the operating system and prevent unauthorized programs booting on the device.