ADVANTAGES OF USING
Antivirus software is a data security utility that is installed on a computer system for the
purpose of protecting against viruses, spyware, malware, rootkits, Trojans, phishing attacks,
spam attacks, and other online cyber threats.
Let's know a little about the Virus .
A virus is any unwanted program that enters a user's system without their knowledge. It can
self-replicate and spread. It performs unwanted and malicious actions that end up affecting
system performance and user data / files. A computer virus can be thought of as a computer
disease, much like human viruses that cause disease in humans.
And what about antivirus ?
Antivirus software, as its name suggests, is a program that works against a virus. It detects or
recognizes the virus and, after detecting the presence of the virus, works to remove it from the
computer system. Antivirus software works as a prophylactic so that it not only removes a
virus, it also prevents any potential viruses from infecting your computer in the future.
Why do you need antivirus software?
A system without antivirus is like a house with an open door. An open and unprotected door
will attract all intruders and burglars into your home. Similarly, an unprotected computer will
end up inviting all viruses into the system. An antivirus will act as a closed door with a security
guard for your computer defending itself from all malicious intruder viruses. So will you leave
your door open to intruders?
What harm can a virus do to your computer?
In case your computer is attacked by a virus, it can affect your computer in the following ways:
Slow down the computer
Damage or delete files
Format the hard drive
Frequent computer crashes
Inability to perform any task on the computer or on the Internet
Antivirus software is like a bright ray of light in a world full of dark viruses. The amount of
advantages they offer are innumerable. Some of the most outstanding advantages are: