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What to Look for When Buying Anti Virus Software Technology has greatly transformed life. You can use a computer to communicate with someone who is thousands of miles away. However, this technology does come with challenges. Computers are affected by viruses and Trojans. These make the machines slow. An antivirus is software that protects your computer from among other things hackers and viruses. The following are some of the things you need to look for when purchasing anti virus software. First is appropriateness. If you are always browsing or reading e-mails, you need more coverage than a person that spends most of their time offline. The other thing you need to look for is the updates. As you know, things are always in a state of flux especially in the online world. Hackers are always working round the clock looking for ways to breach your security and steal your information and/or even crash your computer. What this means is that a one-time solution will be ineffective. There is a chance that someone will be able to come up with a virus that will circumvent the settings and render the solution useless. A good number of providers make it possible to download updates manually. However, it is not easy to stay up-to-date in this way. On days you are travelling or are busy, you just might forget to download. Ease of use is another thing you should look for when buying anti virus software. Two things any antivirus program ought to have are clear-cut installation and intuitive controls. If the installation process is problematic, there is a chance you may not install the program in the right way. As a result, you may not receive the benefit of having your computer fully protected. Concurrently, if it is hard to use the software interface, you may have a hard time running scans for instance or even making changes. Source Information: http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/shopping/free-anti-virus-software http://anti-virus-software-review.toptenreviews.com/ http://www.bitdefender.co.uk/ http://www.eset.co.uk
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