Keeping your PC ‘healthy’

Ten tips from Ralph, how to keep your PC safe from viral and spyware infections!

  1. Use an Anti-virus and UPDATE the pattern regularly.
  2. Use an email antivirus service.
  3. Do not install P2P programs.
  4. Do not install “free” stuff like screensavers, cool weather tools and etc.
  5. Do not visit un-trusted sites.
  6. Do not double-click email attachments with the following attachments – exe, .bat, .com, .shs, .vbs or .scr .pif and sometimes .jse and .vbe
  7. Frequently run the following programs..

8. When Browsing the Internet, use web browsers other than Internet Explorer.

9. Windows Updates – Set your computer to automatically download and install Windows Updates. 

10. Educate yourself on the subject of viruses and spyware.  

>> Read the full article on RalphTheGeek 

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4 Responses

  1. […] windrider51 wrote an interesting post today onHere’s a quick excerptUse an Anti-virus and UPDATE the pattern regularly. Use an email antivirus service. Do not install P2P programs. Do not install “free” stuff like screensavers, cool weather tools and etc. Do not visit un-trusted sites. … […]

  2. Very good suggestion!

  3. Well that the way dude updates. You know I know a site here http://www.systemsecurityinstitute.org. This site give the latest updates about the new Virus, Trojans, Spyware and any other malicious data that is harmful to a computer’s security. They provide you guide on how to manually remove the problem by manually or provide you with the antivirus that can be use. Try it out the site’s services is for free subscription. Very informative blog nice. Keep it up

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