Tag: virus removal

Why Is It Important 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!

Recommendations From Our Team: How To Secure Your Devices

Some of our FixMeStick team members are stepping out from behind their computer screens and taking the spotlight. They’ve offered to share personal cybersecurity recommendations, as well as what inspired them to join the fight for cybersecurity. Let’s hear from the awesome people behind the products! Marty Algire, Co-founder and CEO What do you find…

QUIZ: Can you tell the difference between a slow computer and a computer virus?

There are so many reasons a computer can be slow. Whether it’s a lack of storage, outdated hardware, incompatible software, or in the worst case a computer virus, the signs can be confusing. Want to test your slow computer knowledge? Take our quiz to see if you can identify the causes of these slow computer…

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.