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11Jan/16
antivirus software needed for your computer

Is antivirus software needed for your computer? Or not

We all are more inclined to technology, our morning starts with Facebook notifications and we took tea with whats up messages, throughout a day, we spend time with browser, and rest of the time, we pinched our cellphones. Somehow, technology has blessed our life, thus it is important that you protect your all devices from internal and external threat. Surely, I am talking about computer viruses and malwares that hamper performance of your PC. Before we conclude the point weather it is necessary for computer or not, let get to know what virus is all about?

What is computer virus and how it works?

In a simple way, a computer virus is a program that is made especially to harm data and files. That travel through, social media, email, malicious websites. Result, erasing the data, steal financial information from your computer, prevents certain programs to start. Most virus attacks loophole in computers, there loopholes are the area that can easily be targeted by virus. The viral code exploits the programs and gain full access to user’s computer.

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How do viruses affect your life?

Virus can affect many things in your computer, but do you ignore them or you take active decision to remove them. Let’s assume you have Trojans in your computer, it means someone is watching you or stealing information from your computer, and know everything you do to your computer. Operating systems antivirus definition doesn’t work in that way, most of the time, they are obsolete, unless you subscribed to antivirus support program, and your computer is not safe.

How to protect yourself?

The simple answer is to get an antivirus program; they exist for all operating system and so many to choose from. There is free antivirus program they gave free coverage to computers, but unless their definition is not updated they doesn’t work in a right manner. Few special features are only available in paid antivirus programs.

There are numerous antivirus program that assist in threat and protection, Norton antivirus support phone number offers similar protection to the users all around the globe, to know more detail about it, visit: www.nortonantivirustechsupportnumbers.com/ and speak with a antivirus support specialist.

04Jan/16
How to know your computer is attacked by malware and viruses

How to know your computer is attacked by malware and viruses?

Everyone wants their PC to be run at fastest as possible, and if not fastest, at least, it should run to the optimum level of its capacity. This can be possible if necessary, preventive actions have been taken before virus and malware attacked your computer. Instead of waiting for viruses to be entered into your computer, you must prepare to tackle it.  We bring you a list factors that can be used to identify virus and malware in your system.

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How to identify virus and malware in your computer

The existence of two identical files- many times, you may have encountered it in your computer that two files are saved in the same location with similar names. Particularly, their extension has been changed .com to exe.

Slow execution of programs-

Ordinarily, when you start an application or webpages in the browser and if takes longer than usual to reload, it can be slow down due to virus infection in a computer.

File and folders are missing and issue with boot process-

This is not a usual case, but it happens sometimes, the file folders and subfolders gets missing, if you notice this sudden disappearance, don’t forget to scan the computer with antivirus program. The hackers and programmer ensure that virus hides during the initial run of the program, In this case, the computer may take longer than usual to boot.

Slow browsing speed and full memory on disc

A virus infected computer affects browsing speeds and slow down the process of loading web pages and downloading the files. Sometimes, the webpages slow down due to many active extensions and catches files, but unplug and de activate the extensions before you run a scan. Correspondingly, the disk drive seems full despite very little memory in it. It fills with virtual memory that doesn’t exist.

Access denied on certain files

Did it ever happen to you that you wanted to get access of a some specific file, but as soon as you clicked on the destination, it denied opening? Programmer instructed the virus to change the “file location table”

Along with check if you experience issues on your antivirus:

  • Any application and programs stop suddenly
  • Keyboard and mouse malfunctioning
  • Downloading error
  • Certain files renamed
  • File properties changes

If you face similar challenges, make sure to scan your device from antivirus program, the problem may also arise due to drivers update and recovery. Do check before you reach any conclusion. To know more details, contact with an antivirus support expert.