Computer Virus Removal in Olathe

December 21, 2013

If you live in the Kansas City area and have a computer virus, Prairie Star Technology is an expert at computer virus removal in Olathe.

Computer viruses come in many shapes and styles.  We have recently seen an increase in the number of viruses that hold your computer hostage and demand a ransom to unlock access to your computer and its data.  While Cryptolocker is a new one, we continue to see the FBI and ICE computer viruses.  They claim that if you don’t pay or attempt to remove the virus, they will erase your data.  Cryptolocker is nasty because it encrypts your data and unfortunately there is no way to get your files back unless you have a backup of them.

There are a couple primary reasons that these viruses continue to thrive and infect millions of computers.  One reason is that users aren’t applying important software security patches when prompted, i.e., Acrobat, Java and Flash.  Another common theme is the use of an ineffective anti-virus program, many of which are offered free to users.  If a user can keep up on patches and use a paid, full-service internet security suite that is set up by a professional, the odds of becoming infected drop dramatically.  One more thing we see is users checking their email through a website like Google, Yahoo or their internet service provider rather than using an email client like Outlook or Thunderbird.  By using an email client, you gain greater control in the effective filtering of malicious emails.

So, if you are looking for professional computer virus removal in Olathe, Overland Park, Leawood, Shawnee, Lenexa or Prairie Village, Prairie Star Technology can get your computer cleaned up and back to running fast quickly at a reasonable price.  Call us today if you suspect your computer has a virus at 913/730-6262.

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Founded in 2010, Prairie Star Technology is an independent IT service and support firm located in Overland Park, KS.  We offer on-site computer service and support throughout the greater Kansas City area, including Overland Park, Shawnee, Olathe, Kansas City, Lenexa, Prairie Village, and Leawood and remote help desk support to clients nationally.  We specialize in improving computer performance, reliability and security for residential and small business customers.  We are focused on providing fast, professional and CompTIA certified computer support to clients nationwide.   Our unique managed service program, Complete Computer Care, combines remote monitoring, preventative maintenance and Internet security all in one bundled offering starting at $15.99 a month.

If you would like to find out more about how we can improve your computers security to better protect your personal identity, documents, pictures and other data and make your computer faster and more fun to use, call us at 913/730-6262 or on our Contact Us page.  If you are going to take on the risks of the Internet, you owe it to your data to have the best Internet security possible.

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For small businesses and individuals, you can rely Prairie Star Technology to for professional computer virus removal in Olathe, Overland Park, Leawood, Shawnee, Lenexa or Prairie Village.

 

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