Antivirus Software

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Antivirus Software

A computer program designed to find, remove, and protect against malicious software such as viruses, worms, and Trojan horses. Antivirus software has become especially important for businesses as their activities have become increasingly reliant on the Internet.
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Examples of popular TSR programs are screen savers, calendar programs, alarm clock programs, screen capture utilities, "Post-It-Note" programs, and virus checkers.
You should still install a virus checker to make sure - try http://tucows.
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com Along with a good virus checker, WinZip is one of the must-have utilities.
Based on its overall performance and value, PC-cillin 2000 was recommended as a stand-alone virus checker for any end user in the market.
ZoneAlarm has always been part of a balanced breakfast for Internet security because ZoneAlarm and an updated virus checker used together provide the highest level of security for Internet users," said Gregor Freund, President of Zone Labs.
The most important thing to do is back up your data regularly and install a virus checker.
ZoneAlarm is part of a balanced breakfast because ZoneAlarm and an updated virus checker used together provide the highest level of security for Internet users.
AA VIRUS checker is a vital piece of software to have if you download files from the Net or receive e-mail messages with attached files.
The software also can be configured to launch applications such as a virus checker automatically, before backing up or restoring files.
Certainly, we may have virus checkers on our company systems and most of us will probably have installed some sort of corporate or personal firewall.