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One of the best free anti-virus programs on the market is Avast you can download it here:

http://www.avast.com/en-gb/free-antivirus-download

This works very well and is always being updated against recent threats.

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Go to http://www.snapfiles.com/Freeware/security/fwvirus.html and choose from a variety of free antivirus utilities that will update free and are generally very reliable. Avast and AVG are both frequently used and tested products. Avast does not use as many system resources as AVG does. But both are dependable and free to download and updage.

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To protect your pc from viruses, first of all, you need to install an anti virus software. There are a lot out in the market available for purchase from the net. Here is the list of anti virus software. Personally, I use ESET and I am happy with it.

Also, you may want to avoid opening email attachments from unknown senders.

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What are the viruses


A computer virus is a software program, script, or macro designed to infect, destroy, modify, or cause other problems with your computer or software programs. The user may protect him by using an anti-virus protection program. The anti-virus protection program designed to detect, protect, and clean any computer viruses. This is the most basic way to define a computer virus. There are tens of thousands of viruses out there with many more created on a daily basis. The protection program needs to updating on a constant basis. The computer needs updated with its running system, email and files in order to keep a completely safe PC. The normal use of any computer still puts the system at risk of being compromised by hackers unless you provide an anti-virus program for your protection along with a personal firewall.

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How your laptop would be protected from viruses


The best way to protect your is to buy a strong anti virus/internet security pack and install on your system,this will protect your system from viruses from flash drives,external HDDs and from the internet

Note that you will have to regularly update your anti virus for optimal performance.

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Is free internet explorer 8 works as original to protect pc from virus


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Internet explorer 8 itself will not protect your Pc from viruses or malware , but it will make your browsing experience more secure and Avoid you going to phishing and scam sites by using the feature called Phishing Filter and Protected Mode ,
It is always advisable to install a seperate Anti Virus software for your Computer
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Was sent a mesage had a virus in now computer wont work keeps saying no conection


Where you using any virus protection software? If not, you probably caught rogue virus software. This stuff first infects the PC and then demands payment to release and protect it. It's a scam virus. If you were using a virus protection program contact the software vendor for further help.

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I have a Asus Eee pc 1005HAB and lately ive had major problems...


Get Rid of Webroot. Scan computer for Viruses.

Virus normally corrupts your computer.

Go to www.trendmicro.com, and do the free scan Trend Micro's House Call virus, spyware and malware scanner and cleaner. http://housecall.trendmicro.com

If you have anything, remove them. Helpful Free Software below Read On.


FREE SPYWARE
Download Spybot Search & Destroy. Restart computer, then run Spybot to see what spyware comes up, AND DELET IT.

FYI---Virus Protection-- 2 programs of virus protection will conflict with each other and will actually cancel out the protection. SO just download one.

Running Spybot Search & Destroy with EITHER Avast or Avg (great Free virus protection programs ) will keep a computer in good working condition. FREE

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Antivirus


Antivirus is basically a protection against viruses....

Basically it protects your pc from worms, trojans and viruses...

A computer worm is a self-replicating computer program.It uses a network to send copies of itself to other nodes (computerterminals on the network) and it may do so without any userintervention.

A Trojan horse, also known as a trojan, is a piece of malware which appears to perform a certain action but in fact performs many different forms of codes.

A computer virus is a computer program that can copy itself and infect a computer without permission or knowledge of the user.





Some types of Antiviruses..........


Types

avast!
Avira
AVG Anti-Virus
BitDefender
BullGuard
CA Anti-Virus
Cisco Security Agent
Command AntiVirus
DriveSentry (antivirus, antispyware and HIPS technologies)
eSafe
eScan
Fortinet FortiClient End Point Security
F-PROT
F-Secure
G DATA AntiVirus
InVircible
Kaspersky Anti-Virus
LinuxShield
McAfee VirusScan
NOD32
Norman ASA
Norton AntiVirus
OPSWAT
Panda Security
Protector Plus
PC Tools AntiVirus
Principal AntiVirus
Protector Plus Antivirus
Quick Heal Anti-Virus
Rising AntiVirus
SecureIT
Solo Antivirus
Symantec End Point
Sophos Anti-Virus
ThreatFire AntiVirus (formerly Cyberhawk)
Trend Micro Internet Security
V3 (AhnLab)
Vba32 AntiVirus
ViRobot (Hauri)
Virus Chaser
Windows Live OneCare
ZoneAlarm
k7 Total Security
VirusBuster



Freeware

Avira AntiVir Personal - Free Antivirus
AOL Active Virus Shield (no longer available via AOL)
AVG Anti-Virus Free (Registerware, Nagware)
avast! Home (Registerware)
BitDefender Free version does not provide real time scanning
Comodo AntiVirus
DriveSentry Fully functional free version
F-PROT (for Linux, FreeBSD and DOS only)
HandyBits VirusScan Integrator
PC Tools AntiVirus Free Edition
ThreatFire AntiVirus (formerly Cyberhawk)
MWAV ToolKit Utility



Open source

**** AntiVirus
ClamWin
OpenAntiVirus
Winpooch
Untangle



Abandonware

Central Point AntiVirus (acquired by Symantec)
Cyberhawk (now ThreatFire AntiVirus)
dLight (anti virus)[1][2] (successor to The Antidote)
Eliashim (now eSafe)
eTrust (anti virus)
The Antidote and Antidote SuperLite
Thunderbyte (anti virus) (now Norman ASA)
Vet (anti virus) (acquired by Computer Associates)

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