In this modern day it is essential for you to have an anti-virus program installed on your computer. This will protect you from most of the Internet and Emails viruses.
Anti-Virus programs can come in several formats. No Anti-Virus programs can guarantee that you will not become infected. The only sure way is not to access the Internet, Network or share files with others.
- They can be purchased with or without subscriptions for regular updates of the latest anti-virus software. This is usually the safest method.
- They can be used free by visiting an appropriate web site. However this will only help you fix your computer if it is still working after a virus attack. This on-line process can take several hours, and is not therefore suitable for dial-up users.