How To Keep Your Computer Virus Free

Written By: Otis F. Cooper

Computer viruses can and do strike at any moment.
They assault your computer by destroying data,and
rendering your system useless.The very first line of
defense is to boost your knowledge of these well
hidden malicious codes.

Malicious codes come in three basic formulas.Viruses
are small programs that reproduce themselves for the
purpose of causing some damage.

Trojan Horses are disguised as gifts which may come
as an attachment in your email.Once ran its purpose is
to cause do harm to your system as well.

Then you may come in contact with does worms which
cause damage by copying themselves over networks
as wells as individual systems.These codes alters not
just one system but several within a network.

After you enhance your knowledge of malicious code,
know the symptoms of an infected system.Strange
PC behavior,an increase or decrease of data in a file,
pop up messages,random graphics,and files being
deleted are some symptoms of your system having
a virus.

The best way to find and remove viruses is with the
installation popular anti virus software from Norton
or McAfee.These programs readily identify infections
as well as promptly remove them.

Norton Anti vitus installs easy and a configuration
wizard runs after the computer has been re-booted.
This software offers several options that give you
the best virus scanning options.Use the neat update
feature to keep up with all the new viruses.Their user
friendly configuration leave no doubt in what and how
you want this software to perform.

What should you do to prevent virus infection if you
don’t have anti virus software installed on your PC?
We should all give a word of thanks for the Internet.
Rush over to one the free virus scanning services
which will scan your hard drive for malicious codes.

Trend Micro’s Housecall scans your drive for viruses,
trojans and worms.They ask you to register first but
you can scan without registering.Why not go over to
http://housecall.trendmicro.com where you can go
Visit Symantec’s Security Check site and download
their scan for viruses software which check your PC
for possible infections of any malicious codes.Go to

Don’t do it.Don’t say,yes,I will get anti virus protection
soon.It will be when you wait one day too many and
realize your computer must have a virus because it is
deleting files,randomly showing graphics,performing
one task when it should be performing another task,
and other strange things.Take the time or invest the
money for virus protection right now.

About the Author

Otis F. Cooper is solely dedicated to boosting the
knowledge and confidence of every computer user
that is serious about knowing computers.Use his
informative articles and videos to understand every
aspect about the PC. Read more about his formula for
pc training at http://www.ultimatepcrepair.com and
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