How to Detect Computer Viruses

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The world is more connected nowdays than before. Research show that there are more than one million computers connected to the internet.1.5 Million to be precise.

Although this is good news, there is the danger of computer viruses spreading within the sane system at a very alarming speed rate.

You may wonder how this happens. All the spread of viruses occurs mostly when people are browsing. It can happen even where the system has been compromised.

It is easy to detect computer viruses. Should you notice that your computer is becoming slower than the normal speed, know that there is a possibility that your computer is infected with a virus. Such viruses aim at controlling the whole computer so they will try and occupy as much space as possible.

Viruses are very notorious at times defying even the warning signals set by the Microsoft Word or Firefox which informs the computer of any invention. They will attack any computer at the slightest chance.

If you notice that you computer is starting on its own or its changing programs without you commanding it, then know that there is a virus attack. The virus is sometimes smart and may corrupt the computer to start on its own so that it can infect as much programs of the computer as possible.

If you notice that your computer is under the attack of a virus, do not loose heart since there are different programs meant to remove the same type of troubling types of viruses and the problems that go with them.

It is a good idea to be running an anti virus program more often especially after the first incidence of attack. This way the virus will not have a chance to hide while working underground. This may be hard to remove should you want to remove it later.