Virus Protection for Laptop

How does the antivirus software ensure protection of laptop from viruses?

Computer virus is a software program that intrudes your computer without your knowledge and damages your system. Various types of viruses are worms, trojan horses, spywares etc. They perform a number of jobs such as delete configuration files, monitor your keystroke to help hackers etc. It has ability to create excessive traffic to deny the access of user. Some viruses can be easily removed but, most of them cannot be easily detected and removed. You need to use good antivirus software to remove the viruses from your system. Antivirus software uses two types of detection methods such as, signature based techniques and anomaly based techniques. You could get plenty of antiviruses to remove the viruses from your laptop. AVG, Norton, BitDefender, Panda etc. are some popular antivirus products.

Following are information about the role and system requirements of antivirus software that can use with your laptop:

  • Panda antivirus

  • AVG antivirus

  • BitDefender

Panda antivirus

Panda antivirus is a powerful antivirus that could help you remove most of the viruses from your computer. It includes several features to protect your system from harmful threats. USB vaccine is a unique feature which allows you to vaccinate your system from threats that take advantage of the Autorun. To install Panda antivirus, the system requires a processor of 800 GHz and a memory of 512 MB. It also must comprise 200 MB of free hard disk space.

AVG antivirus

AVG antivirus is an excellent antivirus virus software. It provides real-time system protection from viruses and spyware. It provides both online and offline protection from all kinds of malwares includes viruses, spyware, and other threats. Recommended system requirements include a processor of 1GHz and 512 MB of RAM. Installation process of AVG 9 requires a 550 MB of free hard drive space.

BitDefender is an antivirus suite developed by SOFTWIN which comes with a number of features. Search Advisor is a new feature, which improves the scope of protection of the system. Search Advisor is integrated to the Internet Browser and provides protection while browsing Internet. You need to have a processor of 800MHz or higher to install BitDefender in your system. You also need to have a 1GB of main memory and 1GB of free hard disk space. Software requirements include Internet Explorer 6 or later, Yahoo! Messenger 8.1, Adobe Flash Player etc.
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