Can a Virus damage Computer Hardware?

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I know that viruses can play best roles to damage software of any digital system but I'm not sure whether they really damage hardware or not. Have any viruses been detected which are said to have damaged the entire system? What should be done to bid farewell to this kind of vulnerabilities?

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Can a Virus damage Computer Hardware?

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The main function of virus is to destroy or steal useful data. Most viruses can damage your data or slow downs the speed of your system, but there are some viruses that can cause serious problems with your PC. It may affect hardware like floppy, CD, DVD or your hard drive.
 
Some can increase the voltage of your systems mother board or some increase the fan speed and damage your computer physically. 
 

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