Almost reading this post would have heard about Trojan Virus. It is one of the most prominent and active viruses over the internet and causes havoc across our systems – desktops, laptops, tabs and smartphones. It is a dominant virus on the Windows platform. Apple iOs is relatively free from this virus. The sad news is no matter how careful you are while surfing the internet, there is always a chance that your computer gets infected with Trojan virus. And, it just won’t go away easily.
Thousands of computer systems are infected with Trojan virus on a regular basis. A recent survey reveals that amongst the calls received by online PC support companies the highest calls are received with issues related to Trojan virus. It is a highly prevalent issue.
In this post, we will try and offer some simple tips to help you get rid of Trojan if your computer has been infected:
Tip 1: Run a thorough antivirus scan
It might sound flimsy but it is highly recommended. There could be reasons your anti-virus missed to track the virus. It is the first step to removing the anti-virus. Set the antivirus to scan within archives and choose wisely when you specify items to exclude from the scan or leave everything out for scan. Now perform a system scan, this way you give your antivirus a better chance to detect newer viruses/
Tip 2: Update your computer antivirus to the latest version
Make sure your computer is updated with the latest version of the anti-virus you are using. It is critical to ensure that it is able to safeguard against the latest version of anti-virus.
Tip 3: Scan the system in safe mode
It is important that you scan your computer in safe mode. Many a times the infected files are locked by the operating system when working in the normal mode. So to increase the chances of antivirus’ to detect and clean the virus, you should restart the computer, boot into safe mode and then perform a thorough scan of your system.
Tip 4 : Download specialized virus removal tools for Trojan removal
Various antivirus manufacturers offer special tools for removing viruses once your system has been infected. These are special tools that do a great work of removing certain infections.
Tip 5: Call an online PC support provider
There are times when, due to various reasons, none of the above methods works. Your ability to completely rid your computer of a particular virus would depend on how early you are able to detect it, how much of a technical person you are, the type of the virus and the harm it has caused to your system. There might be situations wherein a lot of important data on your system’s hard drive is at stake. In such situations you don’t want to risk your data and the ideal solution to such a situation is to call an online PC support service that can help you with their services and specialized technical teams.