Computer viruses have always been the hot topic of discussion.
There are millions who are suffering from computer viruses and looking for online solutions. It is not that problem is without solution, there are plenty of antiviruses available but the issue are in finding the right one for your system.
What do you do, if your PC succumbed to a computer virus? I panic and look for friends and relative who has experienced similar shutdown recently. Their suggestion matters lot for me. They suggest me about different antivirus like Norton 360 V6 and convince me to buy the same. And the process goes on.
But this month it was totally a different experience for me…I accidentally came across an expert on FB. He was working in a reputed software company and his suggestion really changed my way of thinking regarding antivirus.
The first suggestion was something like a doctor, he told not to panic and follow these five steps
Recognize the Virus: When you are looking for a cure, it is important to know the cause. Similarly it is with viruses, there are many viruses daily being transmitted online. In the mass some viruses are detrimental than others. Lets know about some common viruses…
- File infection virus
- Boot sector virus
- Trojan horse
Is your system really affected by Virus: A system can fail due to many reasons and virus is not always the cause? So when it is system failure look for the cause, is it actually the virus or something else. For instance your system can go slow, if there is multiple programs running or the system is logged in since long. To check whether it is really affected by virus try out these….
- Disable your task manager
- Enable auto play when connected to flash drive
- Check if the system is really slow
- Check if the OS is not responding to the commands and often crashes
- Check if message pops up when starting the system
Use Good Antivirus: Antivirus is the best solution for all viruses. There are some great anti viruses available in the market. You need to choose the one that suits the need of your PC and also your budget. Antivirus like Norton 360 V6 is a good one. It has good reviews and also affordable. Similarly there are other too, get it and keep it updated. Keep on checking, your system is sure to smile for long.