It is important to have an antivirus on your computer system to protect it from viruses, spyware and malware that can damage your data and in rare cases, the hardware. If the antivirus is not up-to-date or is not effective anymore, a free online virus scan
can also be done on the system. It is possible to download TRENDMICRO Housecall
for free or do an online scan with TRENDMICRO Housecall
. At the end of the scan, if there is a known virus, it will be identified and cleared. To do an online scan with TRENDMICRO Housecall
, visit the TRENDMICRO Housecall page and choose the appropriate option to scan for viruses online.
- First, open your web browser and go to the address below:
- Click on "Scan now, it's free!" as in the screenshot below:
- Check "I accept" and click on "call HouseCall"
- If asked, Allow Internet Explorer by clicking on "Unlock"
- Click "Start HouseCall"
- If prompted, click "Install ActiveX Control"
- Click "Install" and then "Continue"
- Wait as your system is scanned for viruses
- If a virus is found, you will be informed
- Click on Clear to delete the infected file