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Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics, Third Edition by Michael Miller

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Chapter 29. Protecting Your PC from Viruses, Spam, and Other Nuisances

When you connect your PC to the Internet, you open up a whole new world of adventure and information for you and your family. Unfortunately, you also open up a new world of potential dangers—viruses, spam, computer attacks, and more.

Fortunately, it's easy to protect your computer and your family from these dangers. All you need are a few software utilities—and a lot of common sense!

Safeguarding Your System from Computer Viruses

A computer virus is a malicious software program designed to do damage ...

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