Wednesday, July 24, 2013

How To Protect Windows 7 From Viruses

Is there your PC suffered from viruses and you don't know what to do next, then don't worry here I will tell you how to protect windows 7 from viruses. Protecting your system from virus is not a difficult task but for this you have to be cautious of some things. In today's date most of people are used windows 7 PC. so I decided to write article on windows 7 to protect from latest viruses.

Here we are providing you some hidden tricks to protect windows 7 from viruses. These hidden tricks are below,  

Keep your Windows 7 Up to date
To shake off your system from virus, updating is necessary. Microsoft presents free tools and special security updates that can detect viruses and prevent windows 7 from them. Be ensure that these features works only when Windows automatic updating turn on.

Install an Antivirus in your system
To get rid of from virus, choose a trusted antivirus program for your windows 7 and update it time to time. Some antivirus programs are based on annual subscriptions but mostly anti virus software’s are free like Microsoft Security Essentials. You can easily download Microsoft Security Essentials from your browser.

User Account Control should be turned on
Be ensure that UAC (User Account Control) should be turned on. UAC help you to prevent unauthorized changes in your system. These changes can affect the security of windows 7.

To turn on UAC
It is very simple to turn on UAC. Go to the start button and then click on to control panel. Now open User account control settings. Now with these settings you can turn on or off your UAC.

Prevent from those emails and attachments file to whom you don’t recognize
Viruses can also be spread by emails and attachments. It is best to prevent from unknown attachments. Don't open the emails if you don’t know them. You can also block these attachments with the help of Microsoft Outlook and windows mail.

Proper use of Firewall
Firewall helps your Windows 7 to block viruses and hackers which attempts to harm your program when you download anything from your browser. So use of Firewall is must if you want to protect your windows from viruses.

If you are still getting various viruses problem to your PC such as Hanging, Restarting, and getting trouble with shortcut virus, then I would like to recommend Avast! Antivirus which is quite good and keep safe your PC from latest threads or viruses.