Introduction: How to Remove a Virus From a Windows PC

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These are the 11 steps to remove a virus from a Windows PC running either Windows Vista, 7, 8.1, or 10.

Step 1: Step One

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Have your computer open on the desktop screen.

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Click your Windows button in the bottom left of your desktop.

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Type in the search bar “Windows Defender”.

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Select either “Scan Now” or “Check for Updates”, will vary on your Operating System.

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Next open your Control Panel

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Type “Uninstall a Program” and select the link.

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Scroll through the programs listen, and find the one Windows Defender listed for you earlier.

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Right click on the desired program and select “Uninstall”.

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Let the computer fully uninstall the program.

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After the program uninstalls, restart your PC.

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Launch Windows Defender and run a scan again to ensure your computer is safe.


DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2016-10-30

This is really useful information that everyone should know.

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