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What to Do:

Your best defense against viruses is to prevent them from infecting your disks in the first place (see "TAKE NOTE — How to Catch a Virus"). Failing that, check for ones that may already be present and get rid of any that you find.

Install and Set Up an Anti-Virus Utility

Install an Anti-Virus Utility

Your main line of defense against viruses is a current version of a good anti-virus utility. Install one on your startup drive. As mentioned in Chapter 2, the two major anti-virus utilities available for the Mac are Norton AntiVirus (NAV) and Virex.


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