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Damages a Computer Virus Can Cause

Posted on December 14, 2016.

When it comes to computers, there are certain things that stay a constant, and viruses are one of them.  As technology advances, viruses get more complex and more difficult to combat once a system is infected.  It is important that computer users know the dangers of viruses and what they can do to systems once they get inside.  In some cases, every document that is stored on your computer’s hard drive will be lost forever if you don’t remove the virus from your computer.  You can buy a new system or even reformat your hard drive, but it is almost impossible to get everything you lost back.  Viruses can also get access to your email and interfere with your net browsing experience.  In addition, viruses can affect systems that are linked through a network such as offices with multiple computers.  In very extreme and rare cases, viruses can affect your motherboard’s BIOS, which is responsible for the most basic functions of a computer.

There are many different anti-virus programs out there and there are a lot of opinions on which is the best, but once your system is infected there are very few options to combat it yourself, especially if you are a novice computer user.  With a professional IT consultant, viruses don’t stand a chance.  We do everything we can to make sure you don’t lose anything of significance if your system gets infected, and we put security measures in place to prevent any future attacks.  Cyber security is more important than ever in today’s world and computer viruses should be taken very seriously.  If you believe that your system has been exposed, or that you feel your system can be better protected, contact us today!  Save yourself the headache of an infection with the proper software and firewall measures in place to protect your documents and system files.