Computer viruses are self multiplying programs which affects the performances of your computer. Your computer may run slow or it may show strange unusual behaviours.
SO HOW CAN I KNOW IF MY SYSTEM IS AFFECTED BY VIRUS
- You can see unusual files and folders everywhere on the PC.
- When you click on your drive instead of opening the drive it may show autorun function.
- When you open a window or a program then multiple windows of the programs opens up with no reason.
- The size of your files and folder increase and so the capacity of your drive decreases.
SO WHAT IS THE NEXT STEP
The next step is to scan the computer with an antivirus software like AVG, Kaspersky or any other good antivirus software.
If the computer is really affected by a virus it show the details and give you the option to quarantine or delete the virus. Select as per your requirements.
WHAT IF I CAN’T SCAN THE SYSTEM WITH THE INSTALLED ANTIVIRUS
Sometimes you are not able to scan the system with the antivirus installed. In that case you can start the system in safe mode with networking mode and scan the system with online antivirus scanning website.