Virus File Formats and Define Virus Types in Computer

Is it Virus? How to identify a computer virus or how to suspect a virus? This is the way to do it. In computer world there are so many harmful viruses we can found. But the problem is, it is very difficult to understand whether it is a virus or not. By knowing of the harmful suspected file formats you can identify whether it is a virus or not. Also you can protect your computer from viruses.

Most of us always use pictures and text file, there’s no any harm from those kinds of file formats. Harmless file formats are,
  • jpeg
  • png
  • gif
  • txt 
Other than above formats can be a virus. Most of the viruses come with “exe” files. Before execute an exe file, double check it. Other than exe files these file formats can be a harmful virus,
  • ip      
  • scr
  • vbs
  • bat
  • doc
  • ini
  • xls     
  • com
  • pif
  • asp
If you’re using internet, some “asp” files can be a harmful virus. So this knowledge will helpful when you execute or opening an unknown file. Also it’s recommended to use a good antivirus.

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