Whenever you get a virus on your computer it seems to come at the worst possible time. Of course I'm not sure there is ever a great time to have a computer problem but no one is happy when it happens to him or her. Here is some information about finding the best antivirus software available on the Internet.
The first thing you need to try to figure out is what type of software you need. There are many different types of computer viruses. You may need a spam blocker, firewall program, registry cleaner, software uninstaller, rogue remover or a full suite of antivirus software. The problem is if you do a search in one of the major search engines there are thousands of web sites offering different types of protection. So how do you choose the best solution for you?
Because it is always harder to fix a problem after you already have it than it is to avoid it in the first place, I suggest finding a comprehensive antivirus software solution. Most of the main ones come with an entire host of options and include things you need to avoid registry problems, hackers and Trojan viruses. You need to also find out if updates will be available as new problems are created. There are new bugs invented every day that your computer is exposed to on the Internet. You need to make sure that your provider keeps up with the latest problems and offers a patch or quick fix when you need it.
The next thing I always look for is if they offer a guarantee and / or a money back option if I have problems with the program. Believe it or not I have had a couple of these programs that slowed my computer down worse than the virus I wanted to get rid of. So don't get stuck with a program that you are not happy with.
Of course many people never even think about running this type of software until they already have a problem. Depending on how bad the problem is, you may not even be able to access the Internet to find a solution. If you ever find yourself in this situation try going into your system reset or system backup area on reset your computer to on of your past check points. If you are using a Windows based system then you need to go to the system recovery option under start and all programs. Sometimes this will fix your computer completely. Even if it doesn't, it may make it so you can access the Internet and find a solution.
Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/6460876