The worst things to over look each and every time in this competitive age is about your PC Computer Security and if you are not careful with that nasty piece of codes are not going to show any mercy at all and rather thrash you towards any short of crisis once they took a front seat on your computing system.
But taking some of these steps can minimize your risk from virus, malwares, spywares, ad wares, Trojans, worms and from each and every form of infection your computer system can have. They are just viral kind of things once you got them they can give you sleepless nights.
And as per the old saying goes prevention is better than cure so why not act before things get into hands of those malicious codes known as malware. Using a firewall can prevent you from that malicious software’s which are intended to harass your computer integrity. But if your computer system is already got infected somehow, so firewall is not going to work out what next, our answers are there with a good friend of you, your virus removal software’s or anti-spyware software’s.
Here is a brief about firewall that would help you with some of your further security concerns.
Firewall: A Firewall is a shield that acts as a first line of defense when you are there on the web and prevent you from all those unpleasant intrusion to stay safe on internet. A Firewall supervises the web traffic that tries to explore them with you system which may be any of your inbound or outbound traffics.
So on the first go confirm that whatever operating system you have, check that the firewall with your operating system is already switch on. Although with the latest once that is with Microsoft Windows XP Operating System and Microsoft Windows Vista support Operating System they are set by default but that is not same with the Mac Operating System. So, if you have a Mac OS now you know what you have to do right now on a priority level.
How to check the Firewall Setting
Step 1: Open the Control Panel
Step 2: Select Security Center and open Windows Security Center
Step3: Select Windows Firewall option from Manage Security Setting
Step4: Now, select from two of the available radio buttons on the Windows Firewall Form, and For Now On is the right choice. Select "On"
Step5: Click ‘Ok" Button and you are done with setting up your Windows Firewall. Close the Windows Security Center and The Control Panel.
This was one of the simplest thing to can do for your security concern but if you are truly concerned with your security and it really matters a lot and for that if you can put something financially there are third party commercial software available.
Note:- If you are trying to install your third party software don’t forget to switch off that Microsoft Firewall as they may conflict’s with your third part software. To do so use the steps stated above and just select off on the place of step 4