What are the problems that can be caused by a computer by a computer virus?

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if u mean what can they do to your computer there are many many things
  • delete files
  • copy files
  • share personal info
  • steal bank details
  • publish personal files
  • monitor what you go on
  • make you buy things and charge u alot
  • but worse, they can ruin your machine making it un-usable
  • make the harddrive fail
  • ruin the hard drive making it unable to fetch any of your old files


so quite alot but ther is more much more i have heard of ones that make a voice come from your machine so just do a scan to make sure your computer is ok
signals you have a virus could be, windows opening when u didnt click them or just unusal behavouir. but the window one is most common
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