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April Fools Virus Is No Joke

By: Christine Kennedy
By: Christine Kennedy

Microsoft is warning people of an April Fool's prank expecting nearly 10 million computers to be infected with a nasty virus.

Computer experts say a malicious worm called the 'Conficker Virus' could infect your hard-drive Wednesday.

The virus has the potential to prohibit you to access the Internet, computer programs, and may even leave you open to identity theft.

Computer technicians say one way to tell if your computer has the virus is if you are unable to access anti-virus or security websites.

Experts say the virus is mainly targeted at the PC format.

But Mac based computers along with I-phones may be susceptible to the virus.

If your computer comes down with the Conficker Virus, there are ways to get rid of it. First, go to your favorite search engine and type in 'Microsoft Malicious Removal Tool'. Then click on the link that will take you to the Microsoft website. There follow the instructions until you find the tool that will remove the virus from your computer."


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