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1). How Viruses Contaminate Your Computer
Viruses are little bits of software that normally have a negative impact on our computers when they are activated. Usually viruses are attached onto other software programs (games, disk utilities, office documents/Macros, screen-savers), and are activated when these normally harmless programs are started.

A virus is inactive until the infected program is run or an infected boot record on a floppy/CD is read.

2). Computer Virus And Internet Worms Explained
Is your computer sluggish? It won't open programs and you can't get into anything? Well, maybe you have a sick computer. Just as people get ill from viruses, so do computers. When this happens, you need to have a computer technician look at the computer to re-format and get rid of the virus. If you know something about computers, you might be able to do this yourself.

3). Ways That Computer Viruses Spread
For a virus or similar program to have any great impact it needs to be able to spread from one machine to another. They are specifically designed to get access to parts of your computer system that allow for communication with other machines. Below is a discussion of some of the most common methods.

Boot Infectors

Every disk (hard disk, floppy, CD, DVD) contains a boot sector whether it is a bootable disk or not.

4). How To Keep Your Computer From Spreading Viruses
There are some simple steps you must take to avoid becoming a victim of computer viruses and also stop from spreading viruses to others. Here are some things that you can and should do.
Email Issues to watch

Never open an E-mail with an attachment you were not expecting.

The latest batch of virus programs are often spread by E-mail. Even if your anti-virus.

5). Several Common Ways That Viruses Spread
In addition to the common methods of spreading through email attachments, boot infections and program infectors, there are other ways by which viruses spread to your computer. These include:

Infection by Disk(Floppy, Zip, CD's, Tapes, etc.)

Floppy disks, though not as commonly used as in the past, are still a very common way viruses being spread from machine to machine.

6). Some Computer Viruses In History
Computer viruses generally trick hosts or other types of computers into reproducing copies of the invading organism. They spread from computer to computer through electronic bulletin boards, telecommunication systems and shared floppy disks. Viruses are created by human programmers, for fun or malice, but once they begin to spread they take on a life of their own, creating disruption, dismay and paranoia in their wake.

7). Easy Fitness For Time Crunched Moms
Moms have a tough time. They are the cook, the maid, the taxi driver, the teacher, the referee, and the list could go on. Momís know how to get everything done for everyone else, but by doing this they often donít take care of themselves. There is no question that it is hard; children keep parents on the go, it is difficult to do the things youíd like to do.

8). Why Should I Use Antivirus Software?
The answer is really simple. To protect your own computer from damage, and to prevent your computer from being used to pass on infections to other machines without your knowledge.

Many people are reluctant to shell out the cash for decent antivirus software. I'll agree that at roughly $50 for a decent antivirus program, it isn't exactly small change.

9). Self-Improvement - Something For Everyone (Part 1)
Self-improvement is something that every person in the world yearns for. It has nothing to do with where you live, your age, occupation or your income. Yes, it is true that many people spend a small fortune each year on trying to improve themselves by hiring life coaches and personal trainers. However, there are many ways you can indulge in self-improvement without going to any extra expense.

10). About Norton Anti-Virus
With the many types of anti-virus software, it is helpful to read a brief description of what the different types do and how they can be beneficial to you and your computer.

Norton Anti-virus

Symantec's Norton AntiVirus software is perhaps the world's most trusted antivirus solution. It is available for both Windows PC's, and Macintosh (Symantec Antivirus for Macintosh - S.

11). How to Pay As You Go For Office Support Services
The services on offer via the Virtual Working environment are still relatively unknown. But business all over the world are slowly but surely turning on to the abundance of pay-as-you-go services on offer - particularly the services of a Virtual Assistant.

12). Healthy Food Choices When Eating At A Restaurant
With our increasingly busy lifestyle many families are choosing to eat out more often. While it may be rather expensive, for some it is the only logical choice. However, if youíre trying to watch your weight, it can be difficult making the right food selections while eating out at restaurants!

This is a simple guide to some kinds of popular foods that people often choose when they eat out.

13). Self-Improvement - Something For Everyone (Part 2)
Just about everyone in the world can think of something they want to improve about themselves. With some people they may want to achieve more than one improvement. The best way to approach this is to make a list of what is most important to you. It could be something as simple as reading a book to help you improve the work you do or making time for yourself to indulge in reading of your favorite pastime.

14). Motivation - The Driving Force In All Of Us
What is it that makes you get out of bed in the morning, stumble to the shower and get dressed for work? The answer is motivation. This is what keeps us going through life, coping with all the daily stresses, pain and suffering. We are constantly motivated to make our lives better by doing whatever we can to make improvements.

That's fine for adults, but what motivates children, you might ask.

15). Coping With Drug Addiction In Your Family
Drug Addiction doesnít happen overnight for the person abusing the drug. Often, families never see it coming. When someone you love begins their long journey down the road of drug addiction, it is a path that seems to have more twists and turns than a rollercoaster. The ups and downs occur every day and seem to be never ending. As a family, you start to doubt anything the family member has ever told you.

16). Motivation - The Defining Moment Of Self-Improvement
For any aspect of self-improvement, there has to be a reason for you to start and keep going. That is your motivation - the reason for doing what you do. In order to attempt any sort of improvement in your life, you need to be motivated in some way to get started. Strategies for self-improvement start with defining what it is you want to achieve and then charting a course through which you can effect the improvements or changes.

17). Top Ten Tips to Ensure Your Virtual Assistant Business Succeeds
For those starting out with a Virtual Assistant Business, the wealth of information out there is phenomenal and it can be quite overwhelming. The key is not to panic! Following a few simple steps can ease the path to success.

18). Partnering with a Virtual Assistant Makes Good Business Sense
Why waste valuable resources employing a full time member of staff or hiring agency staff when some of the time you are paying for is spent on coffee or gossip breaks? By partnering with a Virtual Assistant, you will only pay for the time they actually spend on task.

19). Ways To Deal With Social Anxiety
Social Anxiety Disorder is a Psychiatric disorder that attacks one out of every eight Americans. Those who have the disorder can become physically sick in social situations. This disorder can devastate more than your self esteem, it can destroy your marriage, finances and many other aspects of your life. The disorder is characterized by fear of social situations.



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