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Got a virus? No need to reinstall Windows

Speaking to several clients recently, it has come to my notice that lots of people when faced with a disabling malware or virus infection reinstall Windows because they AV software or tips from websites don't work. Worst still, they are sometimes paying computer engineers to do this. Before you consider doing this please give MobileTechie a call. We can remove over 90% of virus, fake anti-virus, spyware, rootkits and other malware infections with no need to reinstall Windows or lose any data. We can do this onsite, remotely or back at the workshop and often it only takes a matter of minutes. It doesn't matter if you cannot download or run antivirus applications or even if you cannot boot into Windows. With the right knowledge and tools the VAST majority of infections can be manually removed leaving...

Which anti-virus should I buy?

I've searched long and hard for the best anti-virus / anti-malware software and whilst there is no perfect solution, I am happy to recommend a particular product that I have installed on many client system to great effect and of course I use it myself to protect my own systems. My recommendations are based on independent testing and my own personal experience of removing infections from client computers. That second reason is why I cannot recommend any McAfee products - I remove more malware infections from McAfee than any other AV application. Admittedly much of this is down to its popularity, but in my view it is not a particularly effective system. You will see this product and other products I wouldn't recommend pushed by major PC magazines and their associated sites. However if you look...