Does your website have a virus? If so you must take immediate action before your are banned from the search engines! Google, Yahoo, MSN, Bing and other major search engines knows if your website contains virus and let your visitors know about it. After 4 weeks if the virus still there you will be banned from the search engines and it can take up to 6 months to gain your position back.
What to do?
The easiest way to get rid of the virus is by hiring a professional that understand the virus and can remove it. Most virus are located in several documents in your server and it must be checked! It takes time and patience to make sure all files, images and scripts has been checked and removed.
Can I do it myself?
Yes you can, but if you don\'t have knowledge with servers and FTP access it will pretty much be impossible for you to remove the virus successfully. You must know what you are doing in order to assure the integrity of your site. Remember once you have a bad reputation its very hard to get it back. Its like going to jail, bad record, bad record for a long time.
How much does it cost to remove a virus?
Our standard price for virus removal is $150.00. That includes removing the virus and also re-submitting you to the search engines. Once that is done we keep checking your site for a total of 6 months to make sure the virus did not come back. 99% of the time it does not come back! Some virus needs a lot more than just a standard check and clean up. It ad quires intensive reproductions of files and scripts, these virus are not easy to remove it takes a lot more time and for that reason the price must be negotiated first hand.
What happens if I don\'t remove the virus?
If you don\'t remove the virus, you will be getting everyone that visits your website infected. Not only will that but your website also be banned from the search engines. Once a site is banned it\'s quite difficult to get its reputation back to normal. We strongly recommend you not doing that, as it will result in less visitors and less sales.
I removed the virus and it came back! Why?
This happens more than you think. If you tried to remove the virus yourself and it was not successful. 2 things could have gone wrong. 1st you did not remove all the virus, please note that virus is code, and if its not checked correctly you can think that you removed it but you DIDN\'T! it must be checked and double checked. Now if you are 100% sure that you removed it the other option is someone has access to your FTP and you should be thinking about changing all your passwords and login to avoid more destruction to your reputation and customers.
How long does it take to remove the virus from my computer?
This is a great question! It will all depend on what type of virus it is. If it\'s a simple virus it can be removed in a few hours. It will also depend on the size of your website. A site of 10 pages and 100 pages will have a complete different time frame for virus removal!
if you want it to be done right the first time, HIRE A PROFESSIONAL. Your online reputation is everything, if customers are afraid to visit your website, or if they visit your website and you get them infected! That is it! The customer will never come back to your site. This is something to take very seriously. If you currently have a virus on your computer and need help please contact us today, we will help you every step of the way. Call 305.386.9003