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disinfect

To remove the virus code that has attached itself to a legitimate file. Sometimes, the antivirus program cannot untangle the code, and the infected file has to be deleted. See quarantine.
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Featuring the power of Lysol, the Clean-Flip offers the ability to disinfect while it cleans without requiring any extra work, mess or products, according to executives for the Cinnaminson, N.
The second most important thing you can do to help your family stay healthy is to disinfect throughout your home, paying close attention to frequently touched areas, which are key germ transfer points.
As the men grimace menacingly, the women recite tips about how to disinfect drinking water.