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Anti-virus: Banish Malicious Software from Your PC

The millions of viruses loose on the Internet mean that PC security has never been more important. Although Microsoft have worked hard to plug up the gaps that made the original version of XP so virus-prone with the release of Service Pack 2 for XP and new security features in Vista and Windows 7 there is still a clear and present danger to any PC that goes online without adequate protection. Fortunately, by following a few simple steps you can scan and clean your system in no time, to remove even the most persistent infections. In this article, we take a look at some of the latest malware threats to hit Windows, and give you the inside information on dealing with any virus that attacks your PC.

Category: Internet & Security
Issue: 2009 Issue 8 November/December
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7
Article Reference: A6



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