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How do I keep my PC virus free?

How do I keep my PC virus free?

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While widely discussed

I haven't seen a virus on a client's PC in years. To get a virus today I think you have to install the virus.

That may be the trick today. Don't install apps from unknown sources.

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Virus free

Malware is often self induced.
Run an AV prog.
Keep the machine patched.
If you install some app don't blindly click on yes or allow to every question.
You don't have to open email from unknown senders.

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Virus free

1- install an antivirus
2- get safe habits :
- never open mails from unknown senders.
- don't install unknown softwares unless you made some research on them.
- don't go to unknown websites or click on ads.
- be careful of USB sticks you plug in.

Name of specific antivirus removed by moderator.

Post was last edited on October 2, 2017 2:53 AM PDT

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Virus Free System

You can protect your PC from Virus, malware, threats and by using a good antivirus. As precaution is better than cure so try to follow some safe habits like don't open mails or install apps from unknown sources, clicks ads on unknown sources like that. Hope that will help it out.

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Keeping PCs Virus-Free

- Install Operating System Security Updates
- Install Application Security Updates
- Install a quality Anti-Virus Application
- Keep your Anti-Virus Application updated
- Install a good Anti-Spyware / Adware / Malware application
- Surf the web securely
- Create a unique, strong password for each of your online accounts

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Use Paid Antivirus instead of any free versions

I do believe that if your really want to protect your computer from all sought of viruses, spyware and other online cyber threats, then computer user should go for paid or premium antivirus which provides better protection then free antivirus.

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This neglects a HUGE FACT.
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Paid Not Necessarily Better Than Free
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PC Virus

Use some of the best quality tools to prevent your system from viruses and malware attacks.

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Easy! Dont watch Porn =)

And for that matter, avoid any possibly dubious sites such as torrent sites, movie-streaming sites.

If you're a boring law-abiding citizen who never strays beyond google/youtube you'll almost never catch a virus

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Virus free

I would suggest you install Comodo Antivirus on your PC. It is light on resources and protect you from almost all the threats. It has both the Antivirus and Comodo’s Firewall so you don’t need to worry about privacy either. I’m using Comodo Antivirus for many years and haven’t had an issue till date.

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PC Virus Question

First off, never open emails from unknown senders. Also, install an anti-virus software asap. I personally prefer Webroot or Mcafee. Avoid clicking on sites and links that you don't recognize as well.

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Malware free

There are more malicious applications besides viruses. Probably, one of the most popular and dangerous threats nowadays is ransomware; these applications encrypt user's data and ask for payment. Often they are spread via Spam emails, so to avoid ransomware I would recommend staying away from suspicious emails with attachments from unknown senders. Also, it is important your system has no weak points or vulnerabilities; to remove them I would suggest keeping your operating system and other software up to date. As for other malware, try to stay away from potentially malicious web pages, avoid clicking suspicious ads or links, download only trustworthy software and from reliable web pages. Plus, you could pick an antimalware tool.

Post was last edited on April 19, 2018 4:56 AM PDT

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