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How do I remove a virus?

There should be a green shield in the bottom right hand corner of your screen. This is Microsoft Security Essentials.

  1. Double click the shield
  2. Choose "Full"
  3. Click "Scan Now"
  4. If it finds any infections in your computer you will be given the option to clean them at the end of the scan.

If an infection is detected, do not do anything. Leave the software running and call Information Technology.

You may continue working; just minimize the program to the taskbar until IT is able to assist you.

You can e-mail us at infotech@umhb.edu or contact us by phone at (254) 295-4658.