Viruses, Worms and trojans can take over your computer.
Below is movie about Lancaster University students' experience with viruses:
Real Player is required to play this movie. If you are viewing this movie in a PC Lab, headphones are needed to listen to the soundtrack.
It is vital that your PC is up-to-date with the latest Microsoft 'Service Packs' and 'Patches' to protect your PC against viruses and Worms. It is also a good idea to keep applications such as 'Adobe Acrobat' up-to-date.
Updating Your PC
- If your PC is able to go online you can get your PC updated from a website: http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/
- If your PC is unable to 'go online' to update Windows - instructions and CDs for updating Windows are available from ISS Service Desk in the Library.
Further information about: Viruses