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By: Delta Pc Onsite  09-12-2011
Keywords: Antivirus Software

Virus Removal

Computer virus


"A computer program that is designed to replicate itself by copying itself into the other programs stored in a computer. It may be benign or have a negative effect, such as causing a program to operate incorrectly or corrupting a computer's memory."

Other forms of malicious programs are often referred to as viruses, even though they do not strictly conform to the definition.


, for instance, are small computer programs that lurk in the background waiting for an event such as a specific date or a user action.


don't need to attach themselves to other programs in order to reproduce and usually exploit the networking capabilities of computers. A

Trojan Horse

pretends to be a legitimate software program, while it secretly performs other functions, such as allowing access to your computer, or downloading other programs without your permission. Originally, Trojans could not reproduce themselves. More recently, some Trojans have acquired the ability to reproduce, thus moving closer to the original definition of a computer virus.


is a term that has been coined to describe any software program designed to cause harm to a computer system.

Good antivirus programs now search for all these variants of malware.

If your system has been infected by these various forms of malware, Delta PC Onsite will detect and remove them. We will then guard against future infection, through the installation of proven antivirus software


Keywords: Antivirus Software