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 Save Your Computer With Antivirus Programs 
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Save Your Computer With Antivirus Programs
by: Erik Nielsen

Specially designed softwares affect stability of the systems, and these software programmes may be malwares. Antivirusprograms consist of computer programs that aim to identify and reduce computer viruses and other harmful softwares or malwares. An infected system or machine shows certain suspicious behaviors, which seems irregular or abnormal. Several antivirusprograms and anti-malware programs can be of great use for preventing the required attempts of these viruses to affect the nature of the system. If one program attempts to write data on an executable program, the antivirusprograms can determine this suspicious behavior, alert a user and ask for further directions. Anti-malwares are exceedingly essential as nowadays with the technological advancement it is necessary to communicate electronically.

For personal computer users it is essential to prevent the viruses. Anti viruses are essential as these are designed to keep personal computer users aware about the latest signatures within the anti-malware industry. Anti–malwares cautiously examines the files and scans and checks if any viruses are found. The deletions of the found viruses are possible using the anti-malwares. Antivirusprograms are extensively used for better maintenance of systems. With the spread of viruses using electronic mail, their infection vector could be spread far more inexpensively and effectively. Without the need to install additional antivirus software, the attachment can be well scanned before downloading. Besides installing the anti-malware, user education is extremely important. As malware is specific software, designed to damage a computer system without the owner’s consent, it has been named after blending the words “malicious” and “software”. Many ordinary computer users are till date not aware about the antivirusprograms. Basically, the expression is a mixed term used by the computer professionals. Moreover, it is worth mentioning that the normal computer users should be well aware about the viruses, which immensely affects the computers. The term malware has been newly coined. In the past few years, the fact has been revealed that the main intention of creating the malware is for enhancing financial frauds. This has been a major cause behind the popularity of anti-malware. As most computers consist of bugs, malware can effectively track them. So, it is indeed essential to effectively track the self-replicating viruses using the anti–malware. Antivirusprograms help in maintenance of the system’s security and moreover it protects against the malwares.

It is most crucial to note that malware is a broader category of virus, which can be highly detrimental for a computer system. Some viruses are programmed to spoil the computer by damaging programs, deleting files, or even reformatting the hard disk. Others are not designed to do any damage, but purely to replicate themselves and make their presence known by presenting text, video, audio messages etc. To prevent data loss and system crashes antivirusprograms are of high importance. Computer viruses can be also spreaded through messaging. To ensure that the computer is protected from malwares, a working antivirus program is highly necessary.

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Erik Nielsen has worked within the anti-virus community since the nineties and has a large experience within antivirus-programs.

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Sat Aug 04, 2007 10:47 am
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