How to Spot Bugs?

After you download an infected program or visit a harmful website, you might not even realize that your computer is infected. There are a few indicators that can help you determine if you have an infected PC:
  • Your computer suddenly crashes and keeps repeating this action over a period of time.
  • Your computer stops responding for a long time and keeps locking by itself.
  • Your computer re-starts on it's own and then do does run properly.
  • Disk drives become inaccessible.
  • Error messages keep appearing from time to time
  • Your computer runs slowly than it normally does
  • Your Internet access speed becomes extremely slow
  • Your anti-virus gets disabled

How to Fix Bugs?

If you would like to know beforehand, if the website you are going to visit is safe or not, you need to follow the following instructions:

  • Visit LinkScanner Online,which will scan the web address of the page and tell you if it is safe to visit it or not
  • Install a powerful anti-virus like the Norton Safeweb, which gives you information about the page's security and genuiness
  • If you know the IP address of the web page, you can use the BadIP detector, a service which tells you if the particular IP address is safe or not
  • Clean your temporary folder and also the cache and cookies
  • Download and Run Adware and Spypot, two really powerful virus detection tools
  • Defragment your computer

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