How to Remove Virus and Spyware from Acer Laptops ?

Sometimes digital environment can be harmful to your device. As the technology has advanced with time, new threats have swamped the internet which can have lethal effects on the system. You can avoid Virus, spyware or any other malicious attack by setting up a sound defense mechanism on your laptop. If the device is already infected, then it’s often difficult to find out for users who have less awareness about it because it runs under a camouflage of activities. Now you must be thinking about searching a technician for virus removal, but by following some simple steps, you can do this job on your own.

First, you have to check for the symptoms of virus attacks as there can be many reasons for a poor performance of your Acer laptop. Look for the following warnings to detect the presence of threats.

  • Sluggish performance of computer
  • Regular appearance of pop-up messages which are hard to remove
  • Computer programs are running on their own in the system without initiation
  • Constant sound from the hard drive while device is working

 

Remove Virus and Spyware

If you are experiencing more than two symptoms stated above, then it’s a clear indication that your system is facing virus issues. You can be sure about it by downloading a virus detection software. It will make sure that you have a full diagnosis of your system for threats.

If it is confirmed that your system is suffering from malicious activities then by following a simple process, you can get rid of them in minutes. Following is the detailed description of the steps.

  • Step 1: Enter the safe mode of your device

Turn on your laptop and press the F8 key for a few times. It will lead you to an advanced boot options menu. From that list click on “Safe mode with networking” and then press “Enter.” Make sure that you do not connect your laptop to the internet during this process.

  • Step 2: Delete the temporary files

By using a disk cleanup tool, you can remove unwanted temporary files. It can help in increasing the speed of your system. Following is the process of reaching this data.

  1. Click on the start menu
  2. Click on “All Programs”
  3. Then click on “Accessories.”
  4. Select the “System Tools”
  5. Click on “Disk Cleanup”
  6. Choose the temporary files and delete them
  • Step 3: Download a virus scanner

You can detect and delete virus from your Acer laptop with Microsoft safety scanner. Download this tool from the internet. You can use the internet because when the process started, we chose for the safe mode option with networking.

  • Step 4: Run a scan for virus check

By running this software, you will get a clean PC or laptop as it will detect and delete the virus after evaluating every file and software on the system.

If you get your issues resolved, then you can turn on your system without any worries but make sure you put on proper settings for the device for safety. In case the process does not result in virus removal then you have to opt for “Windows Registry” which is an advanced and manual method of deleting a virus. Here you need an expert if you are not aware or experienced in using this technique. Take the help of an expert in such situation.

Feel free to contact Acer Technical Support NZ on toll free number if your smartphones, tablets, laptops or projector is facing any major or minor problem.