This document explains how to run the free online virus scan offered by HouseCall. You must have a working internet connection in order to run this scan.
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Trend Micro makes a free online product called HouseCall. It can be accessed at https://www.trendmicro.com/en_us/forHome/products/housecall.html
HouseCall is an antivirus program that can scan for computer viruses while you're online. It is great for people that don't own any form of an antivirus program or for routine scanning. While this tool is excellent for diagnosing if you already have a virus, it will not protect you from getting a computer virus in the future. However, it is always a good idea to run scans monthly. Best of all, it's FREE. For adequate protection against viruses, an antivirus program must be installed and running on your computer to ensure that no nasty viruses will get activated on your computer.