E-mail Virus Removal
How does a virus infection affect your e-mail?
An e-mail virus is a programming code spreading through an e-mail attachment. The most common virus coming through e-mail is the Trojan horse .This virus works through the inner part of your system and deletes your files. The plain text e-mail can spread the virus to many recipients in the form of attachments contaminated with infections. If your PC’s operating system is below Windows 2000, then you can get an e-mail which has a hidden script worm that may infect your computer. E-mails are files and hence it gets deleted soon after its infection. Sometimes they are re-mailed to other users without any human interference. These infected files can harm your hard disk by deleting certain files. The e-mail viruses can install unnecessary hidden programs.
You can remove these viruses from your PC by executing certain critical actions like
- Using firewall protection
- Antivirus updation
- Better security settings
Using firewall protection
Firewall software is used to provide better security to your computer. Firewall checks unwanted traffic and restrict them from entering your computer. It executes the job by checking the packet’s source and destination .Packets can enter your PC after thorough scrutiny by the firewall. Hence it is always recommended to turn the firewall on.
Antivirus is used to clean your system by removing threats. Only updated versions of antivirus can do its job properly. You can do the updation manually or through Internet. You will also get technical support to update your antivirus. Antivirus software should be updated frequently to prevent new virus attacks and other online threats. You should configure antivirus for automatic booting and providing back up protection.
Better security settings
Better security always resides in the users hands. Internet provides security zones, trusted site zone etc to store downloaded files. You can add trusted sites which will not spread any viruses to your system based on the security zones.
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