Computer viruses

Click HERE to open a new window which contains an overview of computer viruses which you can save the overview on your PC or print; close the new window to return here.

Topics covered include:

  • what are viruses
  • how are they spread
  • how to avoid getting a virus
  • how to find out if you have a virus

There are a number of free websites which offer advice and guidance, below are a few of the better ones:-


BT - GO

is4profit - GO

Leuven University (Belgium) - GO

Anti-virus software providers:-


Symantec/Norton - GO

McAfee - GO

Trend Micro - GO

Panda (Platinum Internet Security package) - GO

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