5 Tips to make sure your Windows 10 Virus Free

Although the current growth of viruses and computer threats are increasingly inaudible, that does not mean everything is fine. There is still a threat of a more virulent virus and is not detected by some Windows users. The good news, Windows 10 has a set of features that can save our data from the threat of viruses. Check out what we can do to secure it.

Tips 1 – Activating Virus & Threats protection

Windows 10 has built in Anti-Virus. So you might don't need to install standalone Antivirus. You can do quick scan (running only), full scan (all of it), custom scan (i.e. your thumb drive), or offline scan (emergency scan)

Tips 2 – Activating the Firewall and Network Protection

Microsoft has built in firewall that can help your PC from the attacker or program who access your PC through network / internet. Make sure it on!

Tips 3 – App & Browser control

Many of the virus threat come from the internet. It includes your browser and application that connect to the internet. App &Browser control helps you to manage how app communicate to the internet, it will protect you from dangerous app, website, and files. It will be enabled by default. If you are power user set it as warn. If you want additional security set it as blocked

Tips 4 – Windows Update for malicious update

The most important things is keeping your Windows up to date. This can be done by always install the latest the malicious removal tool monthly. If you want to install manually just visit https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=9905 and you can download each month. If this update cannot be applied or your Windows has a malware, our recommendation is to use Microsoft Safety Scanner you can download here https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security/threat-protection/intelligence/safety-scanner-download

Tips 5 – Updating Windows Defender or use Windows Defender Offline

The Windows defender is a built in Antivirus for more than a decade. You can install Windows Defender Offline if you have so much trouble with the virus. You can install it here https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17466/windows-defender-offline-help-protect-my-pc,

Windows defender update can be obtained by Windows Update, or you can download the full package


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