A virus is the type of malware that can duplicate itself and corrupt all the files and folders of your devices. As this process succeeds, it is said that the device is infected with the virus. But what to do, after knowing that your PC is infected with the virus. Although there is a solution with the help of antivirus as you all know. But, it is too expensive a solution. Here you will get a detailed idea about how to remove the virus from the laptop without antivirus.
Way to remove a virus from a laptop without antivirus
Some viruses commonly spread through the USB like NewFolder.exe, Ramon. Even most of the antivirus failed to detect such types of viruses. When it comes to removing your computer virus without using an antivirus, you need to follow the below-mentioned steps to get your laptop virus-free. For this, you have to use the cmd using the attrib command.
Step no. 1: – Go to the start menu and run the command prompt. (You can search ‘cmd’ to run the command prompt).
Step no. 2: – In the programming, you have to select the drive name that is infected by the virus. Drive name such as, C, D, E, F.
Step no. 3: – Now you have type “attrib -s -h *.* /s /d” in the selected derive. Then press the enter key.
Step no. 4: – to get the name of the content in your drive you have to type “dir” and then press enter. The list of the content of your drive will be shown on the screen.
Step no. 5: – Now in the list of the content of your drive, check the existence of the unusual files like the files with .exe extension. Or if you find any autorun.ifo file then instantly rename the file to avoid further problems. For this, you need to type this command, “rename filename. extension new filename”.
Step no. 6: – After you are done with all the steps, then you will have access to your drive without affecting the virus.
Step no. 7: – Now go to my computer and select the drive and delete all harmful files. This process can also be done by the command prompt.
Thus, with the above steps, you will be able to detect and fix the ransomware virus or some other kind of malware easily without a cost. Although this method is less used, it is a superior virus remover solution if you use it with some guidance.
Manual method(Remove Virus from Device without Anti-malware)
Click Start > Control Panel > Programs and Features (If you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove programs)
If you are working on Windows 10 or Windows 8, then right-click in the left corner of the lower side of the screen. Now, in Quick Access Menu, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program
> Uninstall viruses and related programs
Here look for viruses or any other recently installed suspicious programs
> Uninstall them by double-clicking on the programs
Remove viruses from Mac OS System
> If you are using OS X, On the top left of the screen, click Go button and select Applications.
> Wait until you see Applications folder and then look for viruses or any other programs that are there without permission. Now, right-click on every such infiltration and select Move to Trash
Remove viruses from Internet Explorer
Clean up your Internet Explorer web browser and refresh it with the help of following guidelines
> Initially remove all dangerous add-ons
After opening Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top right corner of the browser and choose Manage Add-ons
> Now, from Manage Add-ons window, look for viruses and other suspicious plugins. Now, click on Disable to disable these entries.
> If the home page is not behaving normally then just change your home page
Again click on the gear icon on the top right corner of the browser and select Internet Options. You are currently in the General tab, stay there.
> Here, replace malicious URL with a preferable domain name. Click Apply to save changes.
> Reset Internet Explorer
Click on the Gear icon again and select Internet Options. Now, go to the Advanced tab.
>Select Reset here.
> In the new window here, check to Delete Personal settings and select Reset again to complete viruses removal.
Remove viruses from Microsoft Edge
> Launch this browser and click More (three dots at the top right corner of the screen)
> Now, just click on Settings for more options
> Now, click “Choose what to clear” button under Clear browsing data option
> select what you want to remove and click “Clear”.
> Now just right click on Start button aka windows logo. Here, select Task Manager.
> From there, search for Microsoft Edge
> Right-click on it and choose Go to details option. If you are not getting Go to details option, click More details and repeat previous steps.
> On the details tab find every entry with Microsoft Edge name in it. Perform a right-click on each of them and select End Task to stop forcefully.
Remove viruses from Firefox
>First you need to remove harmful extensions. To do so, open Firefox, click the menu icon and select Add-ons then Extensions.
>Now select viruses and other suspicious plugins and click Remove to delete these entire entries.
>Reset Mozilla Firefox by clicking on the Firefox menu on the top left and then click on the question mark. From here, you can choose Troubleshooting Information.
>Now you will see the reset option of firefox. It is like “Reset Firefox to its default state” message with the “Reset Firefox” button. Click this button to remove viruses from the PC.
Remove viruses from Google Chrome
> Delete unwanted plugins first. To do so, you need to click on the menu icon in the top right corner and select “Tool” and then “Extensions”
> select viruses and other malicious plugins and delete these entries by clicking the trash icon.
> Again click on Menu Icon and choose “Settings” > “Manage Search engines” under the “Search” section
> In Here, remove malicious search sites. You should leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
> Reset Google Chrome by clicking on the menu icon on the top right of your Google Chrome and select Settings.
> Come down of the page and click on “Reset browser settings”.
> Now, you need to click “Reset” to confirm this action and completely remove viruses from PC.
Uninstall viruses from Safari
> In the Safari web browser, click on Safari in the menu at the top left of the screen. After that, select Preferences.
> Now, select “Extensions” and find viruses along with other suspicious entries. Then, click on “Uninstall” to get rid of them.
>From the menu, select Reset Safari Option
>This will take you to a detailed log of dialog which has reset option. You can specify your preferences. Then, click on the Reset button to remove viruses from browsers.
At last, it is important to run an anti-malware scan to detect malware presence of PC and go for system repair tool to recover any damaged windows files, registries, browsers and other important files within clicks. To do so, you need to download a recovery tool. It evens recovers entire operating system. Its database contains tons of programs which is being mapped when you attempt to map with your PC.