If a virus attacks your computer, the probable damage can be unestimated so it is crucially important to do your best in order to keep your computer safe and give it maximum protection.
Nowadays there exists a wide range of anti virus software programs. A lot of them can be accessible in the web, you can download them any moment you wish. Unfortunately, often you have to pay for them but there are still some free ones.
It is a generally hold opinion that the best programs are those that are paid, as you pay for the quality. So the more expensive it is the better. However, it really depends. Thus, free anti virus programs can be just as good. What you should do, anyway, is to check the program’s reliability and read other users’ comments.
There was a case when a paid anti virus software was installed on a computer. It had a very good reputation and was quite wide spread. Despite this, it failed to protect the computer from a Trojan horse and the harm done was really destructive.
The problem was in the following: the anti virus program was unable to detect the danger while scanning. Such situation can happen with anyone for that reason in order to get the computer clean one should empty it completely and then make Windows reinstallation.
Getting ready for deleting all the data from the computer one should make copies of your files and programs burning them to a disk. After Windows reinstallation, it is possible to get a free anti virus. Then scan all the information from the disk.
As you see it is not necessary to purchase anti virus software, it is even better to use free programs. As with the help of such programs you will not have problems with the viruses breading your computer. The program detects all of them and deletes.
Virus attacks usually bring a lot of destruction to your computer. The scale of this destruction is growing with every other minute the virus is alive. There is a great risk of losing all your data. The situation is irreproachable when you do not have any copies left. You can have all valuable and precious to you information gone forever.
Moreover, you can do an unwanted “favor” to your friends or colleagues, passing this virus to them unintended.
Now you see, how essential it is to have an anti virus program on your computer. Do not forget to scan your computer regularly and it is also highly recommended to scan the information you download. So just be careful and take care about your computer safety.