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Old 17-02-2009
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Maintain Your Computer And It's Security
  

I have been listening very oftenly recent issues with regarding computer troubleshooting and it's various technical oriented problems. I also thought at that point of time that what it takes to maintain a healthy computer. Also is it so hard to maintain your computer that you do keep facing problem related to computer.

Now I decided to help those people who keep facing computer related problems and also help everyone of you to maintain and secure your computer in an easiest way as possible. I believe you can make a good reader out of yourself and thereafter actually manages to prevent many such causes from falling into the computer oriented problems.

Let's start with the Initial Step of the guide:

Protection and Security Programs:

To be more simpler, I am providing you the list of security and protection software programs that i used it regularly for the better functioning of my computer.

The Ideal Firewall used by me: ZoneAlarm PRO Firewall 2009

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The Ideal Anti-Virus used by me: BitDefender 10 Antivirus

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The Ideal Anti-Spyware used by me: Spy Sweeper

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These are the initial software's which I think can reduce your work in terms of phuysical and mental pressure regarding computer oriented problems. These software program provides with you with the best services which you require for your computer safety and security; thus keeping them updated within your Operating System reduces an ample of work.

Now Discussing Basic Problems Oriented to Computer:

System Speed Slow, Lagging event, Crashing?

The above provided are the general events which do occur in our computer's.
And this may be experienced by you due to various malicious program such as Malware, Spyware, Trojans, bad files, and such other issues which makes our head go spin.

Now the perfect solution for you as when you detect such names after scanning of your hard drives is do a small task known to be "DEFRAGMENTATION". I know sounds very irregular but; try it once and no one can judge the improved speed of your computer better than you. There will be an significant improvement in your computer in terms of speed which will definitely surprise you.

Handling with Issues such as "Viruses":

We always's make sure that our computer stay's away from subject's such as viruses. We do keep a time-to-time update of our antivirus program which helps us to make our system a total virus free system, and we do it don't we.

We do generally search for free virus checker software's on internet. Sometimes we land up with one or none; I would prefer you to go for virus checker name:

F-Secure Internet Security:

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We all have an antivirus Scanning program in our operating system and we should keep it updated as per upadte's available on it's genuine site.

And if I am guessing it right as if you are not happy with performance of your antivirus software then go for BitDefender 10 as I have discussed in the start of the guide. Try once and i am assuring you that it will not let your machine and you down.

Another Preferrable and worth free antivirus scanner would be Kaspersky 2009 in terms of great performance and scanning virus capabilities.

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Try to kepp a time to time update of your system as it help you and your computer both stay away from corrupted files or old problems.

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Best Anti-Spyware Utilities:

X-Cleaner Anti-Spyware Utility:

X-Cleaner is a top ranked privacy software solution from Xblock, one of the most trusted names in anti-spyware technology. X-Cleaner not only deletes browser and system usage tracks, shreds pictures and generates secure passwords it also features unique anti-spy and anti-adware technology and inoculation features that help prevent infections.

Features:
  • Remove traces of movie files, pictures viewed and hidden files.
  • Detect and remove spy software that logs your private activity.
  • Find and remove pornographic content on your computer.
  • Permanently erase files with a military file shredder.
  • Stop password theft know if users are snooping your keystrokes.
  • Break spyware Passcodes find out WHO is spying on you.
  • Stealthy! So small you can take it with you anywhere or scan online.
  • Ad-ware Prevention - stop adware from activating.

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Ad Aware Software:

Microsoft AntiSpyware Beta:

Windows Defender is software that helps protect your computer against pop-ups, slow performance, and security threats caused by spyware and other unwanted software by detecting and removing known spyware from your computer. Windows Defender features Real-Time Protection, a monitoring system that recommends actions against spyware when it's detected, minimizes interruptions, and helps you stay productive.

Spyware detection and removal

Windows Defender quickly and easily finds spyware and other unwanted programs that can slow down your computer, display annoying pop-up ads, change Internet settings, or use your private information without your consent.

Windows Defender eliminates detected spyware easily at your direction, and if you inadvertently remove programs that you actually want, it's easy to get them back.

Windows Defender allows you to schedule your scanning and removal times when it's convenient for you, whether it's on-demand or on a schedule that you set.

Improved Internet Browsing Safety

Windows Defender helps stop spyware before it infiltrates your computer. Windows Defender also offers a continuous safeguard designed to target all the ways that spyware can infiltrate your computer.

Windows Defender works without distracting you. It runs in the background and automatically handles spyware based on preferences that you set. You can use your computer with minimal interruption.

Protection against the latest threats

A dedicated team of Microsoft researchers continuously searches the Internet to discover new spyware and develop methods to counteract it.

A voluntary, worldwide network of Windows Defender users helps Microsoft determine which suspicious programs to classify as spyware. Participants help discover new threats quickly and notify Microsoft analysts, so that everyone is better protected. Anyone who uses Windows Defender can join this network and help report potential spyware to Microsoft.

To help protect your computer from the latest threats, you can choose to have updates that counteract new spyware automatically downloaded to your computer.

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Spybot Search & Destroy:

The probably last maintenance release of Spybot-S&D 1.6.2 is finally ready, available starting today on the first mirrors, with more becoming available as they're added. It will also be available through the integrated updater soon after it is online completely.

Among its bugfixes and new features are support for the latest Opera releases, support for Googles new browser Chrome, fixed support for fresh older Firefox installations, improved support for fast user switching while Spybot is running, plus a few more bugfixes.

A preview of Spybot 2.0 will also be available as soon as servers have adjusted to the additional 1.6.2 release load.

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About Spy Sweeper:

Spy Sweeper is a great program to install you need to disable the program for temporarily purpose as to perform much more faster fixing the program.

Steps to Diable Spy Sweeper:
  1. Open
  2. Click on Options to the left
  3. Go to program options
  4. Uncheck "load at windows startup".
  5. Move to the left click "shields" and uncheck all there.
  6. Uncheck "home page shield".
  7. Uncheck "automatically restore default without notification".

Registry Cleaner Software:

Regcure Registry Cleaner

RegCure is a popular registry cleaner and PC optimization software. It is also one of the most downloaded registry cleaners on the entire internet. But is it really as good as it claims? Or is RegCure just a scam?

In this review I will give you the pros and cons of RegCure, so you can decide for yourself if this is something you want to install on your PC.

RegCure contains a host of useful features which are an addition to its basic task as a registry cleaner. It has a Start-Up Manager, which allows you to choose which programs load up when your computer starts. Stopping certain programs from loading can considerably increase the speed of your PC, so this is a useful feature. It also has an easy to use back up feature, which ensures you can easily repair any errors that may arise if you manually edit your registry - and this also means RegCure can't do any damage to your PC - as some people have claimed.

Another useful feature is RegCure's ability to defrag and compress your registry. This doesn't remove anything from your registry, instead it organizes it in a logical, linear structure - which allows your computer to run and load programs faster.

Ease of Installation:

RegCure was very easy to install. You simply download a small file (which takes about 10 seconds with an average broadband connection). When the file is executed, RegCure will automatically install itself and create a desktop shortcut. This means virtually no PC knowledge is required, as it is all very self explanatory.

Customer Support:

The RegCure software features a fully comprehensive internal manual, which means you can simply click on the "help" icon at the top right of every screen and you will find the answers you're looking for. The help feature details every aspect of the RegCure program (even though much of the interface is very intuitive and easy to understand). You also recieve a technical support contact, which you can use if you have any problems.

RegCure is one of the best-selling Registry Cleaner & Optimization software available in the market, and it's easy to see why. The intuitive presentation and excellent functionality make it one of the best choices you can make if you're looking to speed up your computer or fix PC errors.

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Re: Maintain Your Computer And It's Security

I guess this will provide you a much better information on handling your computer in a much more safer and secure way. Do provide you views and suggestions regarding this guide.
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Re: Maintain Your Computer And It's Security

Questions:

What is much better? An on-line antivirus or not? I mean is it much better to have an antivirus which is base its data virus definition automatically on the web, or an antivirus which you need to update its data virus definition and install it in your computer?

Well the disadvantage of the first one is that, it is necessary to have Internet connection always. No net, it is useless. Well I gues it goes on the same way with the second one.

The on-line antivirus, I am talking about is "AVAST".
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