How to Keep Your Computer Secured

One Methods:Keep your software updated.

Do you hate hackers who hack into your computer? Or just fed up with low disc space? Well, this article will show you how to keep your computer secured and safe from hackers to low disc space!

Steps

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    Get an internet security program to keep malware, spyware and viruses off your computer.
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    Make sure you clean up your hard drive regularly. This is why computers are slow because there is too much files.
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    Don't download too many programs that can cause spyware and malware. It also slows your computer.
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    Download only meaningful files.
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    Remove programs that are useless to you.
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    Also download Smart Defrag. It's the defragger that allows you to defrag more things than just a normal one.
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    Download game booster if you have games. this will make games faster.

Keep your software updated.

Windows and Mac OS X offers updates for all users to keep their computer as safe from malware as possible. Here are the steps for Windows and Mac OS X.

Windows XP

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    Go to Start, hover over All Programs, at the top, click on Windows Update and Microsoft will check updates recommended for your computer.

Windows Vista/7

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    Go to Start, on the search text field, type in Windows Update and press enter. Microsoft will look for the newest updates recommended for your computer.

Windows 8

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    Right-click on the location of the Start menu button. Click on Control Panel that is located on the list. # Next, click on System and Security and click on Windows Update. Microsoft will automatically scan for the newest updates recommended for your computer.

Mac OS X

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    At the top-left corner, click on the Apple logo, click on Software Update... You will be taken to the App Store.

Tips

  • Use the schedule tasks to help you, if you forget to defrag or clean your disk regularly
  • Just because a computer is slow, doesn't mean that malware is causing it.
  • A very common reason members post malware removal topics is because they find their computer has become slow.
  • Before you continue, it is important that you enable a firewall. Doing so, will help to stop your computer from being further infected with malware as we are cleaning your computer as well as provide an easier disinfecting process for our helpers. When the cleaning process is done, we will recommend other firewalls that you can use instead of the built-in Windows XP or Windows Vista firewall if you wish.


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Categories: Internet Security | Maintenance and Repair