How To: Clean malware from your PC

Malware infections suck. They're as annoying as hard drive failure and getting your e-mail account hacked. If you suspect you've been infected, there's no reason to panic. In this how-to video, we'll walk you through several steps you can take to clean your system.

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There's little out there that can cause a rage seizure like a malware infection. Yet as annoying and dangerous to your privacy as they are, malware infections can be removed from your computer. We've written up a FAQ to help guide you to safety , and in the How To video above, we'll show you some concrete steps first for making sure that you actually have been infected, and then for how to eradicate the infection.

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Senior writer Seth Rosenblatt covers Google and security for CNET News, with occasional forays into tech and pop culture. Formerly a CNET Reviews senior editor for software, he has written about nearly every category of software and app available.

 

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