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Configuring Antivirus Software

Going to the trouble to properly configure your antivirus software can make your life easier down the road. Is not it easier and less stressful to set up your antivirus software to update its database of computer viruses automatically at night, as you dream of relaxing on the beach of a tropical paradise, than to have to put your latest deadline on hold because a killer worm is ravaging computers across the world and you have not updated your antivirus signatures in a month?

Antivirus software programs have a multitude of settings, configurations, check boxes, and other gizmos that, although appearing complicated at first, are really simple after you understand what they are for and how they work. This tutorial is where you get to sit at the controls of your antivirus software and begin turning the knobs.