The computer has ceased to be a mere tool in our lives; it is more of an integral part of our day-to-day life. Hence taking care of our desktops is absolutely essential these days. With the advancement of technologies, the types of attacks on our computers have also become more dangerous.
Viruses, Worms, Malwares, Spywares plague the internet and try to infect your computer at the slightest chance possible. But programmers across the globe have provided us with a wide array of protections and shields against these attacks. These anti-viruses, ant-malwares/spywares and other security softwares protect your computer from such infections and keep your data safe. Some of such softwares are mentioned below:
Kaspersky Internet Security 2009 – Few more Antivirus
Kaspersky Internet Security provides with a wide array of protection schemes. The outlook of the program is fairly simple and notification pop-ups have been kept to a minimum in this version. The files scanner is faster than in the previous versions.
It also provides with malware protection, spyware protection, protection against phishing and even has a virtual keyboard for online financial transactions. The firewall and proactive defense systems are also quite effective. The best thing about Kaspersky 2009 is that it no longer poses as a resource hog and so won’t slow down your machine.
Zone Alarm Extreme Security:
Zone Alarm provides with the best firewall that is presently available. It protects registry changes form browser related activities and also provides private browsing mode. It also provides outstanding online backup facilities and faster scans.
Zone Alarm’s powerful firewall makes it recommendable for both private as well as corporate sectors. You can feel much safer at your LAN parties if you have Zone Alarm installed on your laptop/desktop. The only downside of this program is that it has high system requirements and at times tends to use a lot of memory.
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TuneUp Utilities 2009:
After having protected your computer it is equally essential to keep it clean and to repair registry problems. TuneUp Utilities 2009 is one of the best utilities softwares available. It can significantly increase your computer’s performance by cleaning the registry, defragmenting the HDD, freeing up disk space and even has an “undelete” facility for recovering accidentally deleted items.
The Disk Doctor and Repair Wizard options help solve a lot of daily problems and keep your HDD in top condition. The Memory optimizer and the speed optimizer options help in speeding up your computer. A bonus item in this software is the ability to stylize your desktop with different themes and icons available online for free.