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4 Easy and Simple Ways on How to Protect Your Computer

Updated on July 6, 2013

These are the most basic steps that we need to keep in mind in keeping our computers safe from the dangers of net, hackers and viruses and other forms of malicious online threats.

As the saying goes, "prevention is always better than cure".

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FIREWALL

1: ALWAYS KEEP YOUR FIREWALL TURNED ON

What is a firewall? Firewall prevents unauthorized access from a private network and it helps protect the computer from unknown hackers. There are a lot of private and confidential information stored in our system. So better keep your files guarded and secured. It's better safe than sorry.


2: KEEP YOUR OPERATING SYSTEM UP-TO-DATE

What is an Operating System or OS? OS is the most important program on our computer. They perform the basic tasks of the system. Since the OS is a vital component of the system software, we need to make sure that the latest updates are installed. They offer the latest protection against malicious online activities.


3. USE UPDATED ANTIVIRUS / ANTISPYWARE

What is Antivirus / Antispyware Software Technology? This software will protect and defend your computer against viruses, trojan horse, worms and other form of malwares (or malicious softwares) that can do harm on the system. You need antivirus / antispyware technology to help prevent viruses and you need to keep it regularly updated so that it could recognize any new versions of malwares.


4. USE A SYSTEM CLEANER TO HELP IMPROVE COMPUTER PERFORMANCE

There are a lot of tools found on a system cleaner that can help you improve or enhance your computer to avoid freezing and slow-down. Scan the system at least twice a week to fix, clean, optimize and complete tune-up of your computer. Below are some of the benefits your computer gets when you use a system cleaner for optimum performance:

  • This can scan in-depth to remove viruses/malware and other security threats

  • It will help clean and compact your registry

  • Can repair system configuration

  • Can scan and fix invalid shortcuts and hard disks errors

  • It prevent malware from being installed to your system

  • Helps clean junk file and recover disk space

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    • claudyobcn profile image

      claudyobcn 

      5 years ago

      Most of the time I use to work without an antivirus because in windows operated computers the antivirus makes go slower. I am thinking to switch to Linux to forget about those problems.

    • unknown spy profile imageAUTHOR

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      6 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      Wow thank you for stopping by Esrom! Glad you find it helpful.

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      Esrom Aritonang 

      6 years ago from Indonesia

      Good info for me because I did not know much about computer. I will try your advice. Keep writing nice tips.

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      snowdrops 

      6 years ago from The Second Star to the Right

      Thank you for sharing this info! Voted UP!

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      6 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      Thanks too.. :) Glad you read the hub.

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      Louise 

      6 years ago

      Thank you!

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