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Just because your computer is acting strangely or one of your programs doesn't work right, this does NOT mean that your computer has a virus. If you haven't used a good, up-to-date internet security software anti-virus program on your computer, do that first. Many problems blamed on viruses are actually caused by software configuration errors or other problems that have nothing to do with a virus.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|