Antivirus programs help ensure safe system conditions; safe from viruses, malware, spyware, adware, worms and any other type of malicious programs. Computer security is a very important measure every computer user should take seriously. Some of those measures have been discussed in my earlier blog “Some computer safety tips” . But today I will be discussing on another important measure called online antivirus scanners.
What are Online Antivirus Scanners?
Online antivirus scanners simply means scanning your computer on the internet without actually having to install an antivirus program on your PC. Yes you can scan your PC online. So many antivirus companies offer free online antivirus scanning services. You can scan your PC using the free online scanner services. Maybe you don’t have an antivirus installed on your system or your antivirus program is not up-to-date, you can simply use the online scanning services provided by this companies to scan your PC. This is best suitable for people that have internet access as internet connection is required for this service. Hackers have become knowledgeable enough about vulnerabilities of the computer and they now know how they can block your antivirus programs from detecting their threats. So using online antivirus scanners is a step ahead of them.
So I am going to list a couple of good and trusted online antivirus scanners services, you can choose from any of them. Remember to visit the sites with INTERNET EXPLORER because it will not work with any other browser.
How to scan your PC online:
Simply visit any of the above listed URL’s and click on start scan and immediately start scanning your PC. Once you’ve started the scan, the online antivirus scanners will hook on to your PC and scan all your files and dispose any threats found.
Advantages of using Online Antivirus Scanners:
Using an antivirus scanner will provide you with the opportunity of using an up-to-date antivirus program. Some people do not update their PC’s regularly so using an online antivirus program will be the best choice for such people. Some people may be concerned about the online antivirus scanners questioning the success of such services, yes in as much as hackers may be aware of such programs and may have developed schemes to stop it, using an online scanner from a reputable company like the ones I listed above will guarantee you a better result.You should also Subscribe to NetMediaBlog Feeds by Email