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Can a virus still infect my computer if it is turned off?


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No, viruses cannot make their way into your computer if your computer is not on. However, viruses can lie dormant within your device, waiting until it’s turned back on or even for a specific “trigger” that allows it to begin its work.
answered Mar 23, 2015 by williamj184 (0 points)

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