Definition - What does Virus Removal mean?
A virus removal is the process of manually or automatically deleting or disinfecting a computer virus, malware or other malicious program on a computing device. The process is applied to protect a computer from possible data corruption, loss or system inaccessibility.
Techopedia explains Virus Removal
A virus removal follows the virus scan phase, which identifies the virus and threat level. The virus also may be manually deleted, but this requires a strong understanding of viruses and the right skills to remove or reverse registry entries. If a virus cannot be deleted, the user receives a failure message.
Generally, a virus can be removed without affecting other files, but sometimes deleting a complete archive is a necessary precaution.
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