Virus Removal and Protection


Remove viruses, malware, or spyware lurking on your PC now and in the comfort of your home with one session of Virus Removal and Protection. Through online chat or phone an Answer Desk expert will find any threats and protect you against them, then customize your security settings to minimize danger in the future.*

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    Peace of mind and a clean PC

    Peace of mind

    A Microsoft Answer Tech will find and eliminate detected viruses and malware from your PC, and tailor your PC's settings to help make it more secure.

    • Comprehensive diagnosis to help track down viruses, malware, and spyware
    • Elimination of detected threats to keep your files safer
    • We'll install Microsoft Security Essentials if you don't have virus removal software
    • Tailored security settings to help block future threats
    • Security tips to keep your PC safer from future attacks
    • If your PC gets re-infected within 30 days of your service, just come back. Any Answer Tech will help you, no charge.

    Virus Removal and Protection is provided remotely over the Internet by Microsoft-trained Answer Techs. They're available online to provide your service 24/7 throughout the US, whenever it works best for you. If you want, you can check out our Answer Tech page to decide which Answer Tech is the right fit for you.

    You'll need to allow the Answer Tech to connect remotely to your computer. We highly recommend you back up your computer before getting your service.

    • Microsoft account
    • Phone to speak to the Answer Tech while they're working on your PC
    • Broadband Internet connection
    • Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista
    • Internet Explorer 7 or higher, or Firefox 3.6 or higher
    • 300 MHz or higher processor clock speed recommended, 233 MHz minimum required (single or dual processor system).
    • Intel Pentium/Celeron, or AMD K6/Athlon/Duron, or compatible processor recommended
    • 256MB RAM or higher recommended (Minimum may limit performance and some features)
    • SVGA (1024 x 768) or higher display
    • Recommended use of default browser security setting levels
    • Macromedia Flash 8 and higher