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How does BullGuard spot and remove Virus infection?

•24, January 2022

Virus infections are dangerous when it comes devices like Laptop, Mobile or PC. People commonly use USB drives for file exchanging purposes. But if that is infectious and you insert that into your PC USB port then, your privacy will be compromised. Well, BullGuard is there to help you out when it comes to dealing with virus infections. Yes, BullGuard spots and remove virus infection but, it also suggests a few more tips to deal with it.

Symptoms of infection you watch for-

There are some unusual activities that you will detect when your device is infected with the virus. And that is-

How does BullGuard spot and remove Virus infection?

• Your PC stops responding and start locking up constantly
• Strat seeing strange error messages like “you can’t access particular devices”
• PC runs slower than ever and crashes and restarts on its own
• Hardware devices will no longer be able to respond to the commands
• Some applications will not work and some files will not open
• There are fluctuations in some files size and you haven’t accessed them even
• Some dialogue boxes and menus look distorted or odd
• Firewall alerts you that unknown apps are trying to connect to the internet
• Language in certain apps suddenly starts changing
• Internet connection stops working or it might become slow without any issue with the router or service provider
• You start noticing files that have been removed, encrypted or moved to the different location
• New icons will be there on the desktop of the blue.
• The unused space on your hard drive disappears and your CD-ROM drive tray opens and closes by itself
• The PC opens internet sessions or apps on its own and the browser will display the pages which you haven’t asked
• The library files for running games or programs might go missing

What to do if you find a virus in your system?

The first thing you will need is to turn to the security line. If you are using the traditional signature-based antivirus, ensure that it is updated and active and scan your PC. If the antivirus program doesn’t suspect a virus, it doesn’t mean that you have anything. But there is no need to search for yourself. BullGuard Internet Security is there to deal with virus infection and issues.

If BullGuard suspects the virus and spots it, then it will start taking action against it then and there. There is a state-of-art technology virus detection feature that comes with BullGuard Internet Security. It also has behavioral detection that is known for its advancement when it is to fight against unknown and new viruses. Behavior-based detection is the thing that allows BullGuard to catch 65% more malware than traditional antivirus software.

Steps to Avoid Virus Infection at First Place

You can prevent most of the viruses from entering your system by working on an internet and computer safe habits

Always keep an active and latest version of BullGuard on your PC-The more modern and effective it is, the better it will secure you against the malware hitting waves on the web every day.

Habitual of Playing it Secure-Pay attention to what you have downloaded and where you have downloaded it from. Never open the attachments from sources that you don’t trust or don’t even know. Never connect the USB drives of other people to your PC, even if they are your friends. They might get infected with virus infection and no one has realized it.

Ensure that you have software is up-to-date- Programs vulnerabilities that you use like Operating systems have unlocked backdoors for viruses, so it is really tough to solve them by getting regular updates and patches from the software vendor. Some of them are downloaded automatically but others will need your attention and that only will turn into an irritating task. Hence, just take a deep breath use BullGuard Vulnerability Scanner and leave your PC on it to take care of your programs.

Conduct Manual Virus Scan on Computer using BullGuard

You will need to conduct a complete virus scan manually using your BullGuard antivirus. For that,

• First, navigate the BullGuard icon from the lower right corner of the screen
• Find the tiny icon with the effective white Bulldog along with red background
• Press the icon and the virus scan will start automatically

You will now see that BullGuard is checking your computer comprehensively and if there is something suspicious it detects then, it will remove that immediately.