Get Rid off Computer Virus

12/10/2010 18:40


When you hear those words like love bug, back orifice, Trojan horses, and the Davinci virus, you get the shock of your life especially when you see them on your PC. All these are greatly hyped Antivirus that does affect a lot on your PC Performance.

You often find that Hollywood has played a role too for scaring computer users into thinking that at any moment their computer can be taken over. But do not get scared as there are many foolproof ways to keep these unwanted Antiviruses off of your hard drive and the steps to be taken are easy enough for anyone to follow.

Always keep in mind that the only sure protection from these Antiviruses is self-restraint. All these kinds of computer viruses travel by way of disks, Internet downloads and most commonly through e-mail attachments. If you avoid using those disks from friends, avoid downloading any files or avoid opening any attachments, your computer can be kept Antivirus free.

But sometimes you do not accept this option as often you need your files to be shared in that case the software needs to be downloaded. So there are other options, the easiest way to Antivirus awareness is to study how they circulate.

Disk viruses used to be the only thing around. Before your Internet and electronic mail, disk viruses were the only thing around. Though those new disk viruses are rare and the older ones are detected by using an antiviral program. Do you know that the two most common and the two best are MaAffee and Norton Antivirus. Just always try to scan any floppy disk that you are using before you open your files off.

Always keep in mind that Internet downloads are dangerous things these days. But not to worry as simple virus-scanning program can protect against these. Most of these Antivirus programs can be configured to automatically inspect every downloaded file. This particular step is simple and effective. This will also keep your computer safe from a downloaded virus.

Nowadays you often find that E-mail viruses are the most common. It has been discovered by virus writing community that e-mail is an optimal transferring platform. These e-mail Antiviruses do affect on computer very fast which can crash your computer in minutes.

Mainly these type of viruses attack when a normal innocent e-mail attachment is opened. Now if you really want to know the easiest way to protect yourself from these viruses is to scan e-mail attachments before you run them. Always try to remember that the best thing to remember is if you do not know what it is, or who it is from, do not open it. Just keep in mind that the best method of Antivirus protection is prevention. Try not to open unknown files, attachments, etc. always remember to scan everything just to be on the safe side, it does not take long and will also save a lot of time. Antiviruses do not spread easily especially when everyone takes the time to take precautions. This will also speed up your PC Performance.

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