Virus Removal: Easy for Any Skill Level

Learn to remove viruses and malware like the pros do, and never pay a technician again.
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  • Lectures 15
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2015 English

Course 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.

What are the requirements?

  • You should have Windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8 with internet access.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Remove and clean your computer of viruses and other malware
  • Protect yourself against malicious software in the future

Who is the target audience?

  • 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.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

Quick thank you note and intro to the course.

  1. Instructor introduction and background
  2. Overview of course objectives and expectations
  3. Timeframes and severity levels

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

Section 2: Types of Infections
  1. Learn the different kinds of infections
  2. Learn how to handle severe infections
  3. Learn where malware comes from
Section 3: System and Software Preparation

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


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


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


Consolidated info on the downloads used in this course.

Section 4: The Cleanup Process

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
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

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

Section 5: Dealing With an Unbootable Operating System

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


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

Section 6: Conclusion

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


A bonus video discussing malware protection and prevention methods.

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Instructor Biography

Gavin Johnsen, IT Professional and Computer Engineer

Hello students! I'm Gavin Johnsen from Southern California. I've been working with computers for over 15 years since I started fixing computers and building them for friends and family as a young man. I've worked in IT for a high-profile law firm, small and large banks, and other small businesses. Over the past several years, I've owned and operated a popular and successful local computer repair business, where I've learned to fix both common and uncommon problems in record time using proprietary methods. I've developed unique ways to remove viruses in record time and with tremendous accuracy, as well as repairing other common problems. I am currently a Senior at DeVry University working towards my Bachelors in Computer Engineering and I plan to graduate by the end of 2015. I'm excited to share what I've learned and developed and hope everyone enjoys my courses. Good luck!

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