Tips To Keep Your Computer Safe

Below are a list of tips on how to keep your computer safe.

  1. Use Your Common Sense
    Make sure that you are downloading software and files from trusted website instead of any website. Remember NOT to open email or attachment that doesn’t look right to you, especially the funny link in the email.
  2. Use A Safe Web Browser
    After all, prevention is better than cure. Research shows that Internet explorer is more prone and vulnerable to attacks from hackers than any other web browser. Try using Firefox or Google Chrome.
  3. Use A Good Internet Security Program
    Try ESET Smart Security or AVG Internet Security as they are more safe and don’t slow your computer down. Do a virus scan on the files you downloaded from the Internet before you open or run it. Always scan your computer once a week and make sure your anti-virus is up to date. Contact us to find out the cost of the Anti-Virus programmes.
  4. Keep Your Computer Up-To-Date withPatches
    Enable your computer to be automatic updated or pay an IT Professional like Computer Troubleshooter to managing your computer. Contact us for more details.

Just in Case. . .

In case a virus finds its way to your computer, due to carelessness, an accident, or anti-virus software that hasn’t been updated since you got it for your birthday last year, at least be prepared. Backup your computer Hard Drive or important files regularly. If you don’t know how, contact us for a solution.

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