Why Did I Get A Virus On My Computer?


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Nouman Umar Profile
Nouman Umar answered
There are many ways you get a virus in your computer. Everyday thousands of viruses are launched by the programmers and hackers. So every time you visit a website there is a probability that your computer will stuck with virus. It is quite possible that you computer get virus by visiting any website which contains malicious viruses. So you can remove them by just using any anti-virus into your computer and by scanning your computer. There are many other ways you can get virus in your system which could be if you have used any pirated software or some unregistered software so that this way you can get virus in your computer.

So beware of the data transfer storages like flash drives and USB it may be possible that when you transfer data from your friend computer and other computer you can get virus into your computer. So always transfer data from any other computer after scanning your memory device or flash to transfer the data. So this is the way you get virus into your computer from another source. Sometimes use of software which are used for generating viruses can be the way to get virus into the system.
Cheese  Burger Profile
Cheese Burger answered

You can learn basically every reason you could get a virus on a computer from the post How Do We Get a Computer Infected with Malware?
Here're some of the points covered in the post. The main reason you virus infected with your computer:
1. Installs the software without reading the checkbox, which could bring you the bundled malicious malware.
2. Visiting unknown links you receive in chat, e-mail, or SMS, worse, in the website pop-ups.
3. Opening e-mail attachments that contains malicious code.
4. Inserting or connecting an infected disk, disc, or drive. This happens way less than old time, but still.
5. Not running the latest updates.
6. No antivirus spyware scanner installed on the computer.

Sadia Batool Profile
Sadia Batool answered
You may get a virus through internet and by random copy paste activity. There are many other reasons as well. But you should use virus scan for saving your personal computer in this regard. Their main occupation is to save our computers from all sorts of viral assail. This is a difficult issue. This will destroy our systems in many ways. But we may save our computers by the aid of proper virus scans. Their utility is to keep an eye on whatever is going on in our computers. They will fix the problems at ease. A virus scan is supposed to run on regular basis. This will be ready to lend a hand in kicking off the dangerous viruses out of computers which are accountable for destructive computers.

Firewalls are another permanently accessible system which is giving a difficulty against virus issues. They are unbolting for all he time and as their forename indicates that they act like a wall against viral attacks. They save our computers in a practical and animated manner which is helpful to us. Hope you will be with virus scans and firewalls otherwise it is a tough task to keep PC in order.
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Anonymous answered
That's right. There are hundred ways of getting a virus on your PC even if you have anti-virus on it. Maybe you should avoid opening programs that are not familiar to you. You should also update your anti-virus regularly. If virus affects your computer system, you should contact online pc repair services right away to help you.

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