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If you have recently started to notice that your computer is playing up or acting strange, you may be the victim of a virus attack. If you suspect that you are the victim of a virus attack, you will need to immediately disconnect your computer from the internet as keeping it on any further can make the virus attack worse and it can also spread rapidly to your friends and relatives on your friend list or email list. It is important to remember that a virus will often act like a human at a computer. It will send emails on your behalf, it will make posts to social media on your behalf and it will even read through your previous emails and messages, addressing to your friends and relatives the same way that you address them. For example, the virus might send your mother an email addressing it as “Dear mom” in order to fool the receiver in to thinking it is you.

Call in the expert

After you have disconnected your computer from the internet, you will need to call in a professional IT solutions company to help you out if you do not know what you are doing. In honesty, this is not a very difficult process and even one of your more tech savvy friends will be able to sort out your issue for you however, you or the person doing it will need to have certain knowledge of the internet. One thing you will need to remember is that, to destroy the virus, you will need to download software that is specifically designed to destroy that particular virus. It cannot be done with general software. Get to know more IT related services such as IT virtualisation over here http://www.diaxion.com/virtualisation-consulting/ .

The professional IT solutions in Sydney that you call in will need to start with scanning your computer with a high end updated virus guard in order to identify the virus that is attacking your computer. After doing this, they will need to download a software that can destroy the virus. After they have run the software, you will need to check if your computer is back to normal, however, if you find that your computer is still giving trouble, your virus might either have already succeeded in destroying some of your other software or it might still be present in your computer.

Formatting your computer

As a final option, you may need to consider completely formatting your computer. That is, completely erasing everything on your computer and reinstalling software. However, you need not worry too much, as there are ways of backing up important data before formatting your computer.