How Can Viruses Be Removed From a Laptop?


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Viruses can be removed from a laptop by running an antivirus scan on it. Viruses are programs designed to disrupt and interfere with computer operations.

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How Can Viruses Be Removed From a Laptop?
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Computers get infected with viruses through the course of using the Internet. These rogue infections corrupt or delete important data on the computer. Viruses are usually spread through e-mail attachments, instant messaging, and downloading files from the Internet. If a laptop is suspected to have been infected with a virus, a quick scan using an antivirus software should be run on it. If a virus is detected, the user is prompted to choose between two options: to either quarantine the virus to the virus vault or to delete it. Either option is an effective way of removing the virus from the laptop.

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