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Priority 1: Data backup
Priority 2: Disinfection
Priority 3: Recovery
Priority 4: Prevent further damage
My PC has a virus...
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My PC has a nasty virus. Now what? How do I remove it?

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My PC has a nasty virus. Now what? How do I remove it?

  1. 1. Priority 1: Data backup Priority 2: Disinfection Priority 3: Recovery Priority 4: Prevent further damage My PC has a virus. Start disinfection: Cleanup worked? 1.1. Backup your data Stop No 2.1. Create antivirus recovery drive 2.2. Boot infected PC from the recovery drive 2.3. Clean the PC using the recovery drive Yes Entered Safe Mode? 3.3. Reinstall Windows 3.6 Recover your data (if backup available) 3.7 Reinstall apps 3.4 Install a good antivirus 3.5. Scan your PC 1.2. Create a Live Disc 1.3. Boot Live Disc 1.4. Backup your data No 3.1 Boot into Windows 4.1 Scan with another antivirus for a second opinion 3.2. Verify your data & apps 4.2. Change your passwords Yes No

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