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As someone who had to lose music files because of not knowing and not having antivirus software, I try to tell people how important it is and what can happen when you don't have it on your computer.
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Guide to Virus Protection

With more and more people getting online either through computers or mobile devices, the chances of losing those files to a virus is Guide to Virus Protectioneven greater. Many new computer users might not even be aware of the types of virus protection that can be used for desktops, laptops, smartphones, and even tablets.

In this guide, we'll look at the computer virus - the different types, where they come from, how you get them on your computer or device and what type of protection you need. Keep files and privite information secure on your computer.

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