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Can i get computer viruses from using my mouse to hover over bad links?

Postby vermutiri » 2012-12-10 2:46


Hi,
I am new here and I wanna to ask can i get computer viruses from using my mouse to hover over bad links?
Today, I received am spam email which contains links, I hover it over and it looks like a bad link and I close it immediately.

Can I get virus?
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Re: Can i get computer viruses from using my mouse to hover over bad links?

Postby Ivy » 2012-12-10 3:07

Hi,
Welcome to Anvisoft forum and thanks for posting your problem here.
Since you just hovered over the bad link and did not click it, you are safe from the virus infection.

It's a smart way to check a link before you click it. Well done. :D
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Re: Can i get computer viruses from using my mouse to hover over bad links?

Postby vermutiri » 2012-12-10 3:44

OK. I am so happy to hear that.
Thanks a lot for your explanation. :D
Cheers Ivy
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