Here is a important piece of information, follow the steps and your computer will always remain stay away from Viruses/Spyware’s.

Step 1. Keep your firewall turned on

What is a firewall?

A firewall helps protect your computer from hackers who might try to delete information, crash your computer, or even steal your passwords or credit card numbers. Make sure your firewall is always turned on.


How to turn on your firewall


How to choose a firewall


Learn more about firewalls for your operating system


Step 2. Keep your operating system up-to-date

What are operating system updates?

High priority updates are critical to the security and reliability of your computer. They offer the latest protection against malicious online activities. Microsoft provides new updates, as necessary, on the second Tuesday of the month.


How to update your operating system


Microsoft security updates: Frequently asked questions


Learn about using Microsoft Update


Go to Microsoft Update


Step 3. Use updated antivirus software

What is antivirus software?

Viruses and spyware are two kinds of usually malicious software that you need to protect your computer against. You need antivirus technology to help prevent viruses, and you need to keep it regularly updated.


How to get antivirus software


Get regular antivirus scanning with Windows Live OneCare


Get a free safety scan


Learn about viruses


Step 4. Use updated antispyware technology
What is antispyware software?

Viruses and spyware are two kinds of usually malicious software that you need to protect your computer against. You need antispyware technology to help prevent spyware, and you need to keep it regularly updated.


Get antispyware technology


Use Windows Defender, free antispyware for Windows XP SP2


Learn about spyware

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