Tag: virus removal

How to Remove Viruses and Malware From Your Computer

Unfortunately, regardless of how computer savvy you are, computer viruses are something everyone needs to be aware of. While there are many ways to protect your computer, no single solution protects against all the viruses that exist. Often viruses and malware can go undetected by antivirus and security programs. So what steps should you take? We’ve compiled a comprehensive guide on how you can remove viruses from your computer. Keep reading for our 6 essentials steps for a clean computer!

Not sure if your computer has a virus? Click here to learn how to tell if your computer has a virus.

Why Your Antivirus Is Not Enough

Did you know that FixMeStick finds malware on more than 80% of the computers it scans, even though 99% of our customers run antivirus software? Cybercrime has become so advanced that malware is now designed to hide from antivirus software. Think you’ve got your bases covered because you already have an antivirus program? Think again.

Keep reading for our top 5 reasons why you should adopt what we like to call a layered approach to cybersecurity.

Why Do I Need to Run a FixMeStick Scan Every Month?

While a lot of FixMeStick customers run a monthly scan of their computers, some are left wondering why this is so important. We’re often asked “How often should I run my FixMeStick?“. We’re here to give you the down-low on the importance of running regular scans, and to answer some of your other FixMeStick questions. Keep on reading to find out what you can do to make your computer fast, clean, and safe, and keep it that way!

How to Get the Best Tech Support

At FixMeStick, we pride ourselves on offering amazing Canadian based customer support. We are happy to help all of our customers 6 days a week!

We know talking to a tech agent can be a little daunting if you feel like you don’t understand technology. So here are some helpful tips you can use to make any interactions with our support team easier, faster and more effective.