If you have acquired a virus on Facebook, you need to know about Facebook virus removal. Many of the viruses present on the site are simply spam that will take up your newsfeed when you click on them and will also make posts on others walls with fake contests or other types of spam.
What you will need:
- Internet access
- Facebook account
- Remove the Facebook virus by deleting all of the posts made by the virus on your wall. If you see theses spam type posts on your wall from some of your friends, but haven’t clicked any of them yet, all you have to do is avoid clicking them so you won’t get the Facebook virus. You also need to get rid of the post on your wall by hovering your mouse over the X in the corner and click the “Mark as Spam” choice and it will be deleted.
- If you have clicked on someone else’s link to the Facebook virus, you probably do have it. It is pretty easy to get rid of some of the most popular viruses on Facebook because most of them simply work like applications that give themselves access to you profile. You will have to disallow access from the virus app and delete it from your Facebook account.
- Click on the "Account" tab in the top of the Facebook page. You should see a drop-down menu where you need to select “Privacy Settings.” After you have clicked on Privacy Settings you need to look at the bottom left of the screen and click “Edit Your Settings for Apps, Games and Websites.” You are now ready to remove this Facebook virus.
- Click the first button you see nearest to the top of the page that reads “Edit Settings.” You are now in a list of all the Facebook apps you use and scroll down and remove any apps you don’t recognize; you’ll remove the virus app and probably some other unwanted ones!