Virus Removal: Easy for Any Skill Level
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Virus Removal: Easy for Any Skill Level

Learn to remove viruses and malware like the pros do, and never pay a technician again.
4.0 (41 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
207 students enrolled
Created by Gavin Johnsen
Last updated 4/2015
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 3 articles
  • 4 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Remove and clean your computer of viruses and other malware
  • Protect yourself against malicious software in the future
Requirements
  • You should have Windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8 with internet access.
Description

Completely up to date and relevant virus removal and prevention!

Easiest to follow virus removal course on Udemy!

Have you ever wondered how the pros and “geeks" remove malware a computer? Have you ever hoped you could do it yourself and avoid paying hundreds to a computer tech? Well look no further!

Easy to Follow Process:

This course will teach beginners and techies alike how to remove viruses like the pros do. This course requires only basic computer knowledge and operations, such and point and click.

Great for Any Skill Level:

Not only is this course great for the everyday home PC user, but IT professionals can use this course as a supplementary program to the systems they currently use, and get some external insight on all kinds of malware removal.

What You'll Learn:

This course will teach you how to remove all kinds of malware from a Windows system, including adware, spyware, viruses and more. This course applies to all modern versions of Windows, including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8/8.1. The course is taught mostly through screen-recordings and real-time demonstrations with very little time-lapse. Supporting documents are included that go into special detail on certain subjects. All the software necessary for this course are included (at no additional charge) in the download section, including malware removal software and a rescue disc for emergency recoveries.

How Long to Clean My PC?

The course will take 1-2 hours to complete, and some additional time to implement in a real-world application. You should take this course if you've ever been interested in servicing your own PC and learning more about IT. You should take this course if you prefer not to pay someone else to fix your PC for you.

Who this course is for:
  • This virus removal course is meant for newbies and IT professionals alike. Newbies can use this course to help them clean their PCs themselves, and IT professionals can get additional insight from an experienced professional working in the field.
Course content
Expand all 15 lectures 49:54
+ Introduction
3 lectures 03:57

Quick thank you note and intro to the course.

Preview 00:49
  1. Instructor introduction and background
  2. Overview of course objectives and expectations
  3. Timeframes and severity levels
Preview 02:05

Information on how to download resources for this course and more...

Preview 01:03
+ Types of Infections
1 lecture 04:44
  1. Learn the different kinds of infections
  2. Learn how to handle severe infections
  3. Learn where malware comes from
Preview 04:44
+ System and Software Preparation
4 lectures 04:41

Prepare the software you'll need to complete the virus and malware removal process.

Software Preparation
01:23

A recommendation to backup your important data files before continuing with the course.

Data Backup Considerations
01:03

Long story short, download all the included software programs and transfer them to a USB flash drive for easy access.

Software Download and Flash-Drive Preparation
00:58

Consolidated info on the downloads used in this course.

Consolidated Download Info
01:17
+ The Cleanup Process
3 lectures 23:19

Part 1/2

  1. Removing adware and PUPs
  2. Removing viruses and more severe malware
  3. Removing rootkits and bootkits
  4. Final cleanup and review
Complete Malware Cleanup Part 1/2
10:22
Part 2/2
  1. Removing adware and PUPs
  2. Removing viruses and more severe malware
  3. Removing rootkits and bootkits
  4. Final cleanup and review
Complete Malware Cleanup Part 2/2
11:24

Details on how to get around some Windows 8 differences versus more traditional Windows operating systems like Windows 7.

Windows 8 Considerations
01:33
+ Dealing With an Unbootable Operating System
2 lectures 07:54

Getting around blocking malware or malware walls using the Windows System Restore feature.

Getting Around Blocking Malware Using RSTRUI
03:45

Removing malware walls or blocking malware pre-boot using a rescue disc or USB drive.

Getting Around Blocking Malware Using a Rescue Disc
04:09
+ Conclusion
2 lectures 05:18

A thank you for watching and details on contacting the instructor.

In Conclusion...
00:59

A bonus video discussing malware protection and prevention methods.

Bonus: Protecting Yourself Against Malware 101
04:19