Due to daily use of internet you might be facing problem in your PC because of Malware, spam and viruses. Malware and spam are those things which can cause unnecessary changes in the settings that may lead to wastage of time for restoring the original settings.These threats and Trojan sometimes make System slow . Here are the simple steps to secure your PC from online threats.
Use Quality Anti – virus software to secure PC
One should use good quality anti-virus software (with internet security and firewall) for internet Security .e.g. Microsoft Security Essential (Free) , Kaspersky , McAfee , Norton Antivirus. Such software provide safe browsing and don’t allow the user to open the sites which may cause harm to the computer system . These software provide a bundle of other features like application control, Ad – Blocker, spyware, firewall to secure the computer.
Enable Windows Update
One should Always keep the PC updated with windows updates.It makes the PC more secure against new threats and and attacks. Enabling windows Updates is very easy and does not require any special tutorial . The users of Windows 7 can check the same from notification bar – action centre .
Use Pop-up Blocker
If the antivirus is bundled with pop-up blocker, it’s well and good. Otherwise , the built –in feature of browser is very useful for blocking pop-ups. Such pop – ups can very easily damage the existing software mechanism of your system .This results in slow performance and malfunctioning of programs . Windows defender is one of such useful software for blocking pop – ups very easily.
Always use Genuine Operating System
Operating system is one of the most important aspect as far as the online security and privacy is concerned . One should always use genuine version operating system as well as other software. Use of unauthorised software may lead to many consequences . Ubuntu (Linux) is one of the best open source operating system in the world , if you do not wish to spend on original version of an operating system .
Use CCleaner to clean up the garbage
Use of professional system cleaner can help you to remove unwanted temporary files and suspicious entries from your system. CCleaner is one of the most recommended software / tool for this task. It can easily clean up the garbage and improve the performance by at least 15 – 20 % .