How to make your PC Safe from Viruses
To make your PC safe from viruses is more than using just an Antivirus, of course using a good Antivirus will help you but it is not enough. I will show you in this post the best ways to make your PC safe from viruses at least 99%.
First you should know that there are different types of Antiviruses: there is Primary Antivirus and Secondary Antivirus. You should never ever use more than one Primary Antivirus, but it is very good to use 1 primary Antivirus and 1 secondary antivirus.
Best Primary Antivirus
Primary antivirus is very important to make your PC safe from viruses and malware. Because the Internet is full of scams, malware and spyware links or programs. The Primary Antivirus will block viruses and hackers, protect your identity online, protect your Social Media profiles and information, and many other safety options.
There are many Primary Antiviruses to choose from: Avast, Eset, Kaspersky, Bitdefender, etc. However the Best Promary Antivirus according to my long experience now with Malware and viruses is the Eset Smart Security. I will list below why it is the best:
- Very light: Eset Antivirus does not use lot of RAM.
- Gamer Mode: Eset will stop any scheduled tasks from interrupting your game.
- Largest Data Base of Viruses: Eset will detect more viruses.
- Anti-Phishing: Eset will prevent any fake websites from stealing your sensitive information.
- Social Media Scanner: Eset will block malicious content on social media.
- Personal Firewall: Eset will take control over the Windows Firewall to block any Wi-Fi hackers trying to steal your account details and other sensitive data.
Best Secondary Antivirus
Secondary Antivirus is also very important to have it working with a Primary antivirus. Because they can do other tasks that the Primary Antivirus can not do. In other words they complete each others to produce a higher level of security and make your PC safe from viruses.
The best secondary Antivirus is the “MalwareBytes” which is known as the Anti-Malware program. These are the great features of the MalwareBytes as below:
- Blocks Dangerous IP attacks on your computer (especially from BitTorrent programs like uTorrent).
- Blocks malicious and spammy websites.
- Detects and cleans viruses using 3 different scans.
- Real-time protection to prevent malware before infecting your computer.
So if you use Utorrent or any other BitTorrent program (like vuze) then you must have this MalwareBytes to make your PC safe from viruses. Because downloading torrent files is like downloading files from other computers. If the other computers have viruses or malware then they can infect your computer as well.
Personally i used to download torrent files before without using this Malwarebytes. And then i realize that my windows is corrupted or infected even that i have the Primary Antivirus running. But since i have started using this Malwarebytes, there are no malware or viruses attacking my PC.
The AntiSpyware is also a Secondary Antivirus but it is very important as it will erase all your browsing histories and tracks. Most of these tracking are called “Cookies” and “spywares” that will be stored on your System and computer without even knowing when or where.
The best Anti-Spyware software is certainly the “SuperAntiSpyware”: it removes all spyware and many other types of viruses to make your PC safe from viruses. These are the major features:
- Detects and Removes Spyware, Adware, Malware, Trojans, Dialers, Worms, KeyLoggers, HiJackers, Parasites, Rootkits, Rogue Security Products and many other types of threats.
- Light on System Resources and designed not to slow down your computer like many other anti-spyware products. Designed not to conflict with your existing anti-spyware or anti-virus solution!
- Repairs broken Internet Connections, Desktops, Registry Editing and more with our unique Repair System!
- Automatic Schedule either Quick, Complete or Custom Scans Daily or Weekly to ensure your computer is free from harmful software. Remove spyware automatically.
You can Download the SuperAntispyware software for trial for free from this link . Then after the Trial expires you can either use the Free Version or just Buy the Software for only 29 dollars per year. This is the link to buy it: Click here to Buy SuperAntiSpyware .
Other Simple Tricks
Web of Trust
Use the Web of Trust (WOT) extension on your browser to make your PC safe from viruses and sneaky websites full of junks and malware. This little browser extension will show a green circle in front of safe websites and a red circle on dangerous links or websites.
There are people who rate websites as safe or not, it is correct most of the times and you need to avoid the “Red” circle websites. There is “Blue” circle sometimes which means that people didn’t rate that website yet.
To download this WOT extension for your browser just check this link https://www.mywot.com/en/download. First you choose your browser (Chrome, Firefox, Opera..) then download it and add it to activate it.
Scan any Downloaded files
Whenever you download a file from internet, you must scan it with both Primary and Secondary Antiviruses. Prevention is your best option before getting infected and trying to remove the virus.
Scanning any downloaded file will make your PC safe from viruses. Because removing viruses the first time is lot easier than removing them after infection.
Finally, you should always keep your Primary and Secondary Antiviruses updated (they auto update their data bases automatically whenever there is internet connection). You can not make your PC safe from viruses 100%, because no electronic system is 100% safe. But using these tips i mentioned above will certainly make your PC safe from viruses 99%.
Here is my YouTube Tutorial video if you want to know more details:
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