Email is one of the ways which we can get viruses on your computer. When you click something on the Hotmail email sent from an unknown sender, it will be downloaded in your computer and the system will be affected. You can read more at www.msnhotmaillogin.org. That is why users of Hotmail should be aware on how you can delete an email you think is suspicious and contain harmful files. You should also know how to prevent them.
- Do not open any email that are suspicious or you do not recognize, especially the subject and the sender of email. Do not also open any attachment if you are not expecting any documents or files from your family, friend or at work. Make sure you confirm it first from the sender if the file is legitimate.
- You have to check the top page of Hotmail when you open a file attached on the email. The webmail service provides a free scanner of virus which will scan all the files attached on the emails sent to your account when you open them. The service will alter if the email contains malicious attachment. In this way, you have to delete the email immediately.
- If the scanner detected virus, you must click the “Delete” button you can find at the left side of the email. It will prompt that you have deleted the email successfully. Then click “Push” at the top part of the page so you can remove permanently the emails. This will prevent you from accidentally clicking the file while browsing.
- Scan your computer if you have accidentally opened a strange file and it was downloaded on your computer. The scanner will identify and remove the virus on the affected part of your computer. There are many free anti-viruses which you can download on your system for protection such as Avast and AVG.
You should go to Hotmail.com login page and access your account using your username and password.