Automating your Virus Scanning

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Automating your Virus Scanning

In addition to using internet security software to scan for viruses on a regular basis, install an 'on access' scanner (included in most good internet security software packages) and configure it to start automatically each time you boot your system. This will protect the information security of your system by checking for viruses each time your computer accesses an executable file.

   

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