How to Control Viruses

Control Viruses in Your Computer

Computer viruses are software programs that are designed for destructive intention that acts instantly when they acquire a PC. When it comes to the topic computer virus most of us get confused with worms and Trojans.

Amazon Image All the three are malicious programs that cause damage to the computer. Understanding the difference is more important as they help in choosing the right protective software type. The next step is to avoid the use of P2P file sharing and data transfer among any other anonymous system. Keep of external CD, DVD and flash drives that are not scanned by virus.

WAYS TO KEEP YOUR PC SAFE

There are several types of computer virus that affects the computer in many ways according to the purpose they are designed for. Some virus affects the file formats, while some destroy the files deleting them as a whole. There are viruses that stay in one system and spreads to other via file share and servers as they duplicate with different signatures making it difficult for the anti-virus softwares to find them right away. Some viruses stay in booting system that reflects effects of improper booting of system and continual problem in login your system.

Operating system Updation

The first step one must take to protect your PC from harmful malicious threats is by updating the OS (Operating System). As some virus may attack the OS that affects the booting of the system. Once the security factor is being strengthened in every version of the Microsoft Windows they call for the updation. As they prevent the entry of the virus into that security terms.

Firewall

The work of the Firewall is to keep off the unauthorized users from getting access to the system without the knowledge of the user. It can either be hardware or software that is stronger in protection aspects. They can be easily purchased from the standalone product and from broadband routers. Some PC is available with inbuilt firewall such as in Windows.

Anti virus software

Download a latest version of the anti-virus software that works well against the virus. Update the anti-virus software frequently as they helps in renewing the virus list that is available in the system that helps in fixing the presence of the virus that affects your system. The antivirus will scan the drives in the computer, email attachments before download and also helps in scanning the flash drives and external hard drives for virus threats, which can spread into the system without the knowledge of the user. They can protect your PC from any computer virus types leaving the system virus free.

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