How to Remove and Clean a Virus on a Windows 10 Laptop, Computing devices, including laptops in it, are devices that are quite vulnerable to the dangers of viruses. For this reason, Microsoft complements its operating system with a security protection system.
A computer virus is a program that contains a series of instructions that can duplicate and insert itself into other programs or documents to spread and attack computer devices.
Viruses are usually made of various kinds of purposes, such as to damage, lock, or steal data, disrupt computer users, and mining cryptocurrency.
In fact, some are tasked with loading programs that force over the process on certain devices, aggravating device performance, which can indirectly damage hardware.
Therefore, Microsoft also anticipated it by providing its operating system, especially Windows 10, with an embedded security protection system, such as Windows Firewall and Windows Defender, which is quite capable of warding off viruses.
How to Remove or Clean a Virus in Windows 10
1.Open Settings, then Update & Security, and Windows Security ( Windows Defender Security Center )
2. Next, choose Virus & threat protection, then Virus & threat protection updates, and click Check for updates
3. Make sure Windows Security has the most recent virus database
4. If so, go to the Virus tab & protection threat, then click the Quick scan button ( Scan now )
Wait for the results
Automatically, all forms of attacks will usually be handled by Microsoft in this case so that we do not need to take additional actions such as quarantine or delete them.
In some cases, Windows Security can sometimes find an attack but cannot take actions such as deleting or quarantine. For this case, Microsoft advises users to contact him.
In addition, if Windows Security cannot work normally, such as being unable to update the database or unable to complete a virus scan, users can use the offline version of Windows Defender.
To use Windows Defender Offline, users can access it through the Virus tab & protection threat, select Scan options ( Run a newly advanced scan ) then select Windows Defender Offline scan and Scan now.
Or for some viruses, Windows Security is sometimes also not able to overcome them. For that, you can use one of the following additional antivirus recommendations.