Having to deal with virus invasions is part of everyday computer system usage. It is almost impossible to eradicate the problem completely but the good news is, this it is certainly controllable.
The user will have to explore all the various antivirus applications available to identify one that is most suitable for the current needs when going online. This exercise is very important as it will give the user a fighting chance of ensuring damage, if any, is considerably minimal.
Removing viruses does not necessarily mean that the user will have to erase all the material on the system and start all over again, as in most cases the virus can be dealt with, without having to resort to such drastic measures. Therefore, the user will first have to identify the particular virus in question and then go about finding the suitable counter active antivirus program that can be used to tackle the unpleasant task of eradicating the virus and stopping it from causing further damage. However, it should be noted that in almost all cases, some percentage of data is usually lost.
Perhaps the first step will be to identify the kinds of work and online activities the user intends to participate in. If this is found to be fairly consistent in choice, then at the very onset of use, the individual can have some suitable antivirus programs installed into the system to detect, control or minimize any invasion that manages to pass through the antivirus programs in place. These programs will run automatically whenever the system is activated and are perhaps a very good form of preventive measures that can be taken.