There are many software available now that fights malware, like antivirus, anti-adware, anti-spyware, firewalls, etc. Many people get confused and don’t know which one to use. These are the steps you should follow to choose the best malware for your computer.
1. Get an antivirus software
This software has lots of options. There are many antivirus software available to choose from, each having different features. You should buy one that matches your requirements.Price should be taken into consideration when buying an antivirus software.
2. Get anti-spyware and anti-adware software
Antivirus software will get rid of many spyware and adware. Still, an anti-spyware and anti-adware are recommended. These are needed for on-demand scanning.
3. Get a firewall
Many people only rely on the Windows Firewall that comes with Windows. But this firewall cannot block the well the malware that is already in your home. There are many firewalls available in the market that you can buy. When you use a separate firewall, you must disable the Windows Firewall.
4. Get a safe browser
You get Internet Explorer 6 with many computers. But this is not a safe browser, though it is the simplest one. Other browsers are better than Internet Explorer. Firefox is good for customizability, Opera for lots of features and coping with slow Internet connections, and Google Chrome for light out of the box option. When you run too many programs at the same time on your computer, it slows down the machine. You should often defragment and clean your drive.