Wednesday, December 15, 2010

prevent your computer from virus infection

firstly..prevention is better than cure....so it much worth if you prevent it.r your computer will be heavy with virus infection.

What is a Virus? and why can be infected? 
Simply put a Virus is a Malicious Software (MalWare) created by people who wants to destroy.. your files, your computer, your flashdisk...
(NOTE: Virus and Malware will be used in this article interchangeably)
Now, How do there Malware infects your computer?
  • Downloading pornographic materials, games and applications in untrusted websites
  • Downloading files through peer-to-peer programs (e.g. limewire, torrent, ares)
  • inserting your flashdisk to other infected computer and inserting it back to your computer without scanning it first

Ways in preventing Virus infection on your Computer

NOTE: If your Antivirus couldn't delete the malware you can Safe Mode you computer by following this:
  1. Restart your computer
  2. After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually; Instead of Windows loading as normal, the Advanced Options Menu should appear;
  3. Select Run Windows in Safe Mode, then press Enter.
  4. Then scan your computer using an updated Antivirus.
  • SCAN FIRST! Each and everytime you insert a USB drive/flash disk on your computer don't forget to scan it first. (Given that your Antivirus is up-to-date).
  • You can also install utilities that will check the flash disk that you inserted for malware infection. Search it on Major Geeks (this is not an affiliate site)
hope that you can follow this prevention...if virus infect in your computer, you can also delete the virus using Command Prompt <<
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