A Current Anti-Virus Program Only install one of these programs at a time. Free Antivirus Software download links: o Avira AntiVir Personal - Free Antivirus Avira AntiVir Personal - Free Antivirus o Avast Home Edition - Free AntivirusAvast Home Edition - Free Antivirus o AVG Anti-Virus Free EditionAVG Anti-Virus Free Edition
Complementary Security These can be installed at the same time as an Anti-Virus Microsoft Security Essentials Spyware Blaster
Clean your PC files! Always clean up your PC to avoid a Malware infection Ccleaner ATF Cleaner
Do not use P2P downloading Risk #1: Exposing your computer to unwanted software Shared files can contain security risks such as viruses, spyware, and other unwanted software Risk #2: Breaking copyright laws Reputable P2P software is legal to use, but if you choose to do so, it's important to understand and differentiate between copyrighted and public domain material and to share responsibly.
Keep your PC up-to-date Make sure to turn on Automatic Windows Updates Update other computer software Turn on the Windows Firewall
Install antispyware software Install antispyware software such as Windows Defender and keep it active and currentantispyware software Install MalewarebytesMalewarebytes Install SuperAnti-SpywareSuperAnti-Spyware Install A-squared freeA-squared free
Use Common Sense If a website looks suspicious, close the browser immediately Always scan email attachments for viruses Avoid installing any toolbars Read reviews of free software before installing