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Important Advisory

Users need to be aware that their are computer worms, viruses and other malicious programs that are transmitted through the Internet and can infect your computer. These malicious programs can cause serious harm, such as destruction of data and theft of personal information. A good way for you to reduce the chance that your computer will be infected or damaged by these harmful programs is by keeping your anti-virus software up-to-date and installing patches recommended by the operating system vendor,and other suppliers for the software on their computers.

Virus Scan & Removal Tools

So, your computer's been acting up and you suspect a virus or worm is to blame. To find out run a virus scan on your computer using anti-virus software. If you don't have anti-virus software or are concerned that your software isn't working properly, you can check your computer using a Web-based virus scan. Easy-to-use, free scans are available from such companies as Trend Micro , Panda Software , and McAfee.

Step 1: Protect Your Computer

It is recommended that you follow the steps outlined in the "How to Safeguard Your Computer" article. This will help to ensure that your computer is protected from any other potential threats.

Step 2: Find & Remove the Threat

Search for the virus on your system using your anti-virus software. If you do not have anti-virus software or feel your software isn't working properly, search your computer using a web-based virus scan, such as HouseCall.** Once you have identified the virus, use the removal tool to get rid of it.