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virus scanA sweep of a computer hard drive or an entire information system to identify and eliminate viruses, worms, Trojans, spyware and any other microprocessing malware.
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virus scanInformatics A computer program that can ID code–geek speak for computer program subroutines–often found in computer viruses. See Computer virus.
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