Friday, 21 March 2014

How Do I Protect My PC?

“How do I protect my PC?”, is a commonly asked question by a computer user. If you do not know the answer it may cause potential damage to your computer security in terms of identity theft, fraud and much more. So it is essential to know about certain measures to safeguard your PC against viruses, spywares, data theft, unwanted access and so on. Following are some important measures which must be taken into account to protect PC security from breach:

  • Always back up your data and store it on more than one place.
  • Always avoid using peer-to-peer systems.
  • Always use a firewall since it is the first line of defense.
  • Always keep online gaming safe and responsible.
  • Always keep your PC password protected.
  • Always search the Internet safely.
  • Always keep your softwares updated.
  • Always keep your browser updated.
  • Always safeguard it against physical theft.
  • Always cover your webcam when you don`t use it.
  • Always use trusted websites for downloading programs etc.

Adopting the above written measures can protect computer against infectious viruses, worms, spywares and malwares that could be otherwise transferred into your PC through your online activities that seem to be completely harmless. Thus you have to be extra cautious while surfing the internet, playing games, downloading, making online calls and even while exchanging emails. 

In case you face PC related software issues you can always call Live PC Expert technicians to provide PC Support, via live chat or or via 24x7 Toll Free- UK: 800-546-0228 USA- 800-208-0798.

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