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I think I have a virus on my system, what should I do?
Explanation: You suspect, for whatever reason, a virus infection on your hard disk and are not sure what to do about it.
Diagnosis: Viruses are commonly responsible for a number of system problems that are blamed on hardware failures or software bugs. It makes sense to eliminate them as a possible problem source before ripping the machine open. Checking for viruses is normally as simple as installing a virus scanner and running it.
Recommendation: You will want to do all of the following: