You will need
- - Internet;
- - anti-virus software.
Worms is a malware, which spread via Internet, removable media, folders, files, infecting with major document types. They may have different goals initially set by the Creator. As a rule, not experienced users are constantly faced with the problems of loss or contamination of information. To avoid this, install antivirus software on your computer.
As a rule, such programs, there are many. They can be downloaded online, to buy discs in stores, to order by mail. It just depends on your desires. However, it is worth noting that you need to install licensed software, during the upgrade the signature databases and check the whole computer system without restrictions.
Installing this program will not take much time. If you already bought the disc, insert it into the drive of your computer. Next you will see a welcome window. Find the inscription, such as "Installation" or something like that. Next, select the installation directory on your computer. As a rule, such programs need to be install in a system local drive of the computer. Once the installation is complete, you will have clicked on the "finish" button and restart the computer.
Next, open the program and perform a full scan of your computer. Antivirus software will find the malware, if present in the system. Try to scan at least two times a week and update the signature databases. This requires an active Internet connection. If you do the road all the data on your computer, don't skimp on computer protection, in order not to regret it.
Advice 2: How to remove virus yourself
With the help of any antivirus program to remove all viruses from your computer automatically. But there are cases that malware you need to delete manually, as the automatic cleaning mode with them removed and the infected file. And among the infected file may be those that you need. In this case it is better to remove the viruses yourself.
You will need
- Computer, antivirus.
Before you remove the viruses, you need to find them. To do this go to menu of your antivirus by double-clicking the left mouse button on its icon on the task bar. Menu antivirus select "Scan PC", and the item "Custom scan". In the next menu, select scan targets. Check all local drives and memory. If you have virtual optical drives, select them as well. Once all the validation targets are selected, hit "Scan".
The antivirus will start scanning system. If viruses are found, this will be reported in the scan log. Found infected files will not be deleted automatically. Wait until the scanning computer. Computer scan can considerably slow down your system, so it is not recommended to perform any actions at this moment.
After the operation is completed will open the event log. This log will list the infected files that the antivirus found. Will look into it. If the file you don't need, delete it. To do this just in the menu of possible actions, select "Remove". In this way, remove all infected files that you do not need.
If there were too many infected files, it would be logical to remove them together. Just browse through the list of files, need the files save by adding them to the quarantine. There they will be isolated and will not interfere with the operation of the system. Later, you can try to cure them or to copy the information you need. All the other infected files that you do not need, you can delete at one time. To do this, select "Delete all". This way you will save time. Now all the infected files deleted, and the files you need are available in the quarantine. If necessary, quarantine them at any time to remove.