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Free Virus Scan How to Tell If Your Computer is Infected With a Virus


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Have you noticed that your computer is running slow recently? Or maybe it's just behaving weirdly or not following commands. It could be that you've picked up a computer virus. In this case it is a good idea to scan your machine for the presence of an infection. Here are ways that you can carry out a free virus scan.

The first way that you can do this is to use an online scanner. These are websites that will allow you to use their service to find infections on their machine. Usually these are available free of charge. Ensure that you go to a reputable company website as there are some rogue traders in this field. McAfee and BitDefender have online scanners available for you to use.

The second way for you to carry out a virus scan for free is to download a free antivirus product. There are numerous products that you could try. AVG Antivirus free edition is a good product to choose. As well as allowing you to scan your PC it will also remove any problems that it finds free of charge.

The final way that you can carry out a free scan is to find the website of a premium (paid for) antivirus product, then take advantage of their free trial. Again there are numerous companies that will allow you to do this. For instance, Eset has a 30-day free trial of their well-regarded NOD32 product. This will allow you scan your computer for viruses and see if you like the software enough to buy in the future.

Once you have carried out your free virus scan you should think about how you are going to regularly check your system for problems in the future. Some of the latest software can be pre-programmed to carry out regular scans for you, so you know that you are always protected.

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