Installing FREE Avira Antivirus and Running a Full Scan


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In today’s post, we will learn how to install antivirus and run a full scan. Antivirus software protects your system by scanning the files you download, checking for suspicious programs, and scanning the Internet connections for malware. Besides, it can protect a computer from; malicious Browser behavior and hijackers, ransomware, keyloggers, backdoors, rootkits, trojan horses, worms, malicious LSPs, dialers, fraud tools, adware, and spyware. 

The first step in installing an antivirus on your system is to find one that suits your needs. There are many free and paid antiviruses available for you to choose from. The article Virus and Antivirus lists five top antivirus software. However, for this article, we have chosen Avira Free Antivirus. 

Running a Full Scan on Your Computer With Avira Antivirus

Once you have installed antivirus software, the next step is to run a full scan on your system. To perform a full scan on your computer with Avira Antivirus, follow the following steps. 

Source: Basics of Computer, Third Edition by Muhammad Umar. 

Do you want to improve your knowledge of viruses and anti-virus? If so, then Basics of Computer is the perfect book for you! Stay safe and buy your copy now. 

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