Windows® Virus Protection
How does one protect Windows Operating System from viruses? What is the effect of viruses on the computer?
Virus is a program or piece of code that is loaded onto your computer without your knowledge and it runs against your wishes. A virus can spread itself from one computer to another. This virus can make a copy of it over and over again and it is relatively easy to produce. A virus is very dangerous; it would quickly use all the available memory and bring the system to a halt. This dangerous type of virus is capable of transmitting itself across a network and bypassing security systems. A virus can enter your computer through USB devices and e-mail attachments. This virus would have harmful effects on your computer like erasing data or hard disk crash. There are different types of virus that would affect the computer differently. So, it is necessary to provide protection to your computer. You can use different types of antivirus programs to protect the computer.
Following are different tools using which Windows Operating System can be protected from viruses:
- McAfee antivirus protection
- Avira antivirus professional
- Virus protection tool
McAfee antivirus protection
McAfee antivirus is one of the best antivirus protection software. It is a standalone antivirus program offering virus protection and detection. This software also comes with some security features such as two-way firewall protection against unauthorized Internet communications, site advisor to protect against dangerous websites when searching or using search engines while browsing, and a cleanup utility for Windows. McAfee antivirus is compatible with all types of Windows Operating Systems.
Avira antivirus professional
Avira antivirus professional is a reliable antivirus software which protects your computer from virus and hacker. Avira antivirus professional is a comprehensive and user-friendly antivirus program. This antivirus provides integrated, cross-platform virus and malware protection. Avira antivirus professional is developed with powerful antivirus technology with a leading multi-award winning detection performance. This antivirus has an integrated access scanner which provides real time monitoring of every file. Avira antivirus professional comes with integrated mail guard e-mail scanner menat to examine incoming and outgoing e-mails.
Microsoft offers a virus protection tool which would help you to detect and remove suspicious macros in Word. This tool provides permanent solution to macro virus problems. You need to install this tool on the computer to protect your computer. Virus protection tool is specifically designed to detect Word macro viruses. This tool would scan all word files in the computer to detect the viruses.
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