Importance of Antivirus

By: Vikram Kuamr

The World Wide Web is filled with risks of being infected with a virus, adware, malware and many more. This is also the reason why users can find vast number of antivirus available online. All of these anti-viruses will say that theirs is the best when it comes to detecting, deleting and healing virus infection. But how can you tell if they are telling the truth or not. To help you find out the truth which anti-virus really performs at its best, you need to go through performance testing of each anti-virus. Sometimes you will read reviews written by their affiliates who are paid by commissions for anti-virus software that they will be sold.

This article will show you and teach you how you can do a performance testing for anti-virus. If you have a particular anti-virus in mind, then it is better to check its performance test right before you decide to buy one. You will get a test result based on how the anti-virus performs on your PC, laptop or net book. This will help you make informed and smart decision as to what is the best anti-virus for your PC.

Preparation- right before you do any moves and start using any anti-virus, it is important that you give your personal computer a personal service with the use of any free utilities that you will find online. Security solution is not hard to find and you need to exert an effort to find one just to make sure that your pc is free from viruses and malwares too.

Online Research- there are lots of information that you can get from the manufacturer or developers website, but this is biased information, so it is best if you will try to do your research outside the vendorís site. There are forums and review websites that you can find about antivirus. This is the best way for you to gather information that will lead you to the truth about the anti-virus that you are planning to buy. The first two test result that you will get is the detection and removals because you will find antivirus with good reputation and eliminates those who have caused negative results to others. Once you have found several anti-virus with reliable and have lots of great feedbacks online, then you need to do your own performance testing to know how these anti-virus will affect your PC.

Not Created Equal- it is important for you to realize that not all anti-virus are created equally when it comes to providing protection to your PC and browsing protection as well. You also need to check for its memory usage, virus removal, detection and scanning speed.

Online Antivirus Scan- to avoid hardship of installing and uninstalling anti-virus, you can do performance testing through online scan of your chosen anti-virus. These anti-viruses offers free online scan. This is very important especially if you have not installed any anti-virus and you are surfing the internet.

Performance testing for anti-virus is very important because this will lead you in finding the best Security solution for your PC.

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It is just so hard to detect a virus though your computer stops functioning well, so finding a good - antivirus that offers security solution is just the best thing to do.

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