0208What is a Virus?

  • VIRUSES are mainly executable files (.exe files)
  • Most of the VIRUS has ICON of a Normal folder so USER's get confused.
  • Thinking it as FOLDER user double clicks on it.
  • As soon as file is opened VIRUS program in the executable file gets executed and infects the whole Operating System.
  • Mostly the VIRUSes are transferred through one system to other via USB sticks (Pendrive)
  • So to protect your system from USB virus, never open the USB by the autoplay option displayed on connecting the USB
  • And Never Open your USB by double clicking the icon displayed in myComputer.
  • Always open your pen drive by right click and EXPLORE option. This will avoid virus to affect your system.