How to Fix a Malware Infected Computer

Even with a new computer there are no guarantees that it should be completely malware free. Most of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) ship computers with some of crapware that could slow down a windows system. First and foremost the single important task you should be doing is to ensure that all such traces of malwares that might be inside system should be removed. It is thus important to first fix and then remove all such infections. It is definitely a waste of time as most of time would be wasted without important work completed but still you should have to do this in order to run the computer error free.

File Recovery:

Once you know your computer free from infections, when the first task is to back up essential work such as documents, files and everything on an external hard drives so that there should be kept in a good place. During the processes of fixing of computer, there could be chances that some yours important files might have infected and as the result of it got deleted from antivirus and there are still changes that you might recover those files. It is important in order to do this right after fixing the computer. The more you use a computer there could be lesser chances of recovering from files. There is much good recovery software, but one is free is Recuva from the makers of CCleaner. It would first scan the computer and try to run the normal scan and if it recovers then recover it otherwise go deep scan which could take some time but worth doing it.

It would show the lists of files to be collected. Just select it and recover it and if it does not show the files which you are searching for then go to advancing a option and opt for deep skin and then select ok from there. If any files have been completely deleted then there is a lesser chance of recovery of those files even though good recovery software.
It might have been a state even after cleaning of computer there could have every chances of malwares stealing yours passwords and then hacker could automatically, impersonate yours account and for this it is important to move towards, completely overhauling of passwords so that no one could steal yours credentials in the future. Then, update windows by connecting it with the internet. It is important to remove all of the older system to restore files so that processing of windows update could be done without errors.

Most of the system restore points could be during the time when windows are infected. These systems restore points are not worthy of it and it is important to delete these points which are there prior to infections of windows. Just turn off system restore points and then turned it on to revert back all of these system restore points. Uninstall the security programs that are there when a computer is infected. Then reinstall these a update to its latest definitions. Use only one antivirus so that self conflicting with multiple antiviruses which are on access in nature should not be there. Only one on access antivirus should be used.

You could install on-demand antivirus and update it from time to time manually and then scan your computer additionally to see whether any third party cookies are there or not. If some of these cookies are harmful in nature than this on-demand security scanners would advise you to remove those. In this way, most of browsing security could be finished with. Most of antivirus software is difficult to remove, and for this most of these have their own unintelligible tools to remove every trace of their installation. Most of these have their own specialized uninstallation tool. Search for these uninstallation tools and install those and uninstall anti-viruses with these.

Apart from this you can search for any of freeware that would help to remove any of the remaining installation of uninstalled software so that you could find the computer in a completely clean state. Comodo Cleaning Essentials is a powerful tool which helps users to find out malwares and various unsafe processes that are running within the computer environment without knowledge of users. It runs on its own as well as a user assigned white list to identify safer processes. It scans for malwares with latest heuristic techniques to detect any of system anomalies and then correct it and it even well capable of detecting viruses’ stays under the hood of hidden drivers, and it scans programs that start with system start-up.

There could have been problems with hidden files and folders then you should reset registry entries, and unwind everything at first from folder permissions and then hide those which you want to be and slowly move towards hiding the contents which you think it should be. Most of modern computer have most of these internet settings runs by default and if you find it is not in the working state then it is better to update windows so that it might be installed if it is missing from updates. If this has not done with then ‘repair WMI’, ‘register system files’. ‘register winsock & DNS cache’, ‘repair internet explorer’, ‘repair host file’ so that everything should be in good conditions.

Run windows network diagnostics tool to find what is causing the error in connecting to internet. If you are with wired connections then it is best to check the router or the phone line and the hardware firewall. Check whether you are with administrative rights or simply in limited accounts while connecting to internet. If within the standard user account your connection to the internet is not feasible then it is better to go for administrative accounts to find out whether it is connecting to internet or not.

If you are with wireless connectivity then makes sure to check out with router whether it is working right or not and if you are connecting from wireless hotspots from mobile then make sure most of back ground services of mobiles are turned off so that you could do work without too much of effort. Most of times a simple update from windows could lead to installing the persistent problems and for this it is important first to connect to internet in what so ever manner so that ultimately you could reach to connect internet in a perfect manner. It is also important to find out whether your specific zones are not facing any sort of network outrage so that ultimately you could know the status of internet connectivity.

Microsoft is also helping users to find out what should have been the real problem. Microsoft fix it solutions are good and it allows you to down load a small software and then it scans your computer for errors and then it fixes automatically. Most of these common problems can be resolved with these solutions. Even after all of these fixes it solutions yours problem while connecting to internet still remains then it might have been some issues with hardware or corrupted driver installed on the system. Some relevant system files might have been missing or some drivers might have corrupted in the process and it is important to scan in such an update it or install again with your back up of drives. If you have some other computer with similar settings of the current one than just check these out and download these tools and then transfer to the other computer to fix these errors.

Search from Google to fix common internet problem and then read one by one and then try to implement it with your computer and am sure by using it you should be finding any one of such possibilities to repair your computer. If you are facing these problems with only one software then find it out and uninstall it and you should be easily doing this from add or remove program within the window’s computer. There is other third party add and remove programs is available but its windows version does the work excellently.

Fixing registry problem might speed up the system. It should be done carefully. There could have been orphaned entries that could have been embedded within registry entries and these should be removed. CCleaner has a built-in registry cleaning tool and it does ask you to back up registry, before cleaning up for safeguard. Do it and removed orphaned entries. Once you have fixed everything then the next step is safeguarding everything so that you should not be falling into the traps of hackers once again. Use computer in standard version. Use recommended internet safeguard practices. Do not install any software which is pirated in nature. Use genuine software. Use genuine windows. Automatic Windows updates should be turned on. Install Microsoft’s free anti malware program. It is connected with windows update so that you should not worry about updating it from time to time.

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