Today computer has become as important for us as we breathe. Without our knowledge computer has dominated our every sphere of life and now we can not even imagine our life without it. Agriculture, education, health, communication, and transport everything is run with the help of computer. But the computer would not have been so powerful without internet. It is the networking capacity of internet that computer has become so vital and powerful. But as we know every good thing has some bad effects, internet brings with it the deadly disease of virus to our computer which can ruin the data and even the whole system.
As computer has become so vital in our life we should always be careful to take care of it. Viruses and hackers are the greatest threat for our computer. Whenever we think of computer we can not help thinking about the deadly viruses and hackers. If we are not careful the deadly viruses can corrupt our valuable data in a second and we can not do anything. So, once we know that the viruses are such a great threat for our computer we should have a detailed knowledge of our computer, the antivirus software and viruses as well. Only the appropriate antivirus software can guard the safety of our computer.
It is always a matter of concern for us to choose the best antivirus software for our computer as there are so many new deadly viruses that are coming up and there are so many types of antivirus software in the market. So it is quite natural for us to get confused while choosing antivirus software for our computer.
To choose best antivirus software for our computer, first of all, we must know our computer and its duties. As we know computer is used for various purposes and internet is a must. So we can not avoid the viruses. So it is better to have a thorough knowledge about the all the new viruses and the antiviruses as well.
While selecting antivirus software we must know how frequently the virus definition is updated i.e. how frequently the program will check whether the computer is infected or not. It is always better to have the one which can check the infection more frequently.
Secondly, normally there is no harm in checking the virus manually. But sometime we become negligent and forgetful. So it is always safer to have the one which can update the virus definition automatically.
Thirdly, as soon as we go on-line there is possibility of our computer becoming infected by the viruses? So, it is always safer to choose antivirus software which can check the viruses in our incoming e-mail.
Lastly, the antivirus should have an automatic program that can check virus of the whole system on a regular basis automatically. It should also have a program to clean the detected viruses automatically.