I have bought a new computer and I do not know how to secure it against virus.

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  • If you have Windows 8, it's already secure. If you have Windows 7, install Windows Essentials or a free antivirus system. Remember, you also need to keep up to date on Windows Patches to be secure.
  • AVG is a good anti-virus program.
    you can download it for free, it keeped me save for years.
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if you don't want an antivirus solution: never connect the system to any network and never copy anything on the system.

Or if you don't want this, keep the system up to date, keep firewall enabled, use common sense and install an antivirus (Windows defender is ok but not really good.

But the most important thing: think before do anything

Answered 06/07/2013 by: Nico_K
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windows defender is on by default but look at free AV software like:

http://free.avg.com/us-en/free-antivirus-download

Answered 06/07/2013 by: SMal.tmcc
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What operating system?  What's it used for? Where is it used?  Do you use open wifi?

You might consider using a VPN if you use a lot of guest wifi, especially if it's unsecured. 

Answered 06/07/2013 by: jknox
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Don't turn it on.

Answered 06/07/2013 by: dugullett
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