A good way to keep all types of viruses, spyware, and other foreign invaders from attacking your system files and folders is to run online malware removal tools. For the most part, you’ll be given access to these tools for free if you simply want to scan your system to find any potential threats. For advanced features like cleaning/quarantining files that are effected, or getting online technical support to tell you exactly how to best deal with a viral attack via the web there will typically be a nominal fee. The best way to decide whether to pay for these features or attempt to fix the infection by yourself can be determined with a simple web search.
Once you’ve run an online spyware/virus scanner and determined which specific threats are targeting your files, do a little research on the little buggers. If you find several help topics and forum posts full of people who are experiencing the same symptoms of malware that you are, follow the steps they took to successfully eliminate the threat from their system. Make sure you are following the correct methods as pertaining to your particular operating system-sometimes there will be additional/alternate methods that are most effective for Windows XP that will no longer work on affected Windows Vista systems.
It’s important that you backup your system any time you are told to alter the files in your Windows Registry, or important system files (Windows folders, Program Files folders, any files that are hidden by default, etc.) Backing up will protect you in case you incorrectly alter/delete a file that is irreplaceable and vital for the proper functioning of your operating system. If you can successfully follow the FAQs you find online for malware removal, you