Antivirus program

Antivirus programs and companiesAlternatively referred to as an Antivirus Software, AVS, antivir, or just AV. An antivirus program is a software program designed to protect your computer or network against computer viruses. If and when a virus is detected, the computer displays a warning asking what action should be done, often giving the options to remove, ignore, or move the file to the vault.

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Also see: Anti-spyware, Security terms, Software, Software terms, Virus