Avoid Virus Infection

Avoid Virus Infection

Some said that it is better to maintaining than fixing. It is also happening in computing world. It is good to have an anti virus installed in your computer. However, sometime there are also the possibility that there is a virus infected and your anti virus dont recognize it. The update of an anti virus for a particular virus is released after the virus is born. In this case, there is a possibility that you are attacked by an anti virus before there is any fix for it.

There are several ways that you can used to Avoid Virus Infection.

First, Turn of autorun.

For Win 7:

  1. Run “Gpedit.msc” from run box.
  2. Browse to “Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Autoplay Policies”.
  3. In the “setting” box, double click the “Turn off Autoplay”.
  4. Check the “enabled” radio button.
  5. Chose “All Drives” in “Options” box.
Turn Off Autoplay 7_1

Turn Off Autoplay 7_1

another method

  1. Run “Gpedit.msc” from run box.
  2. Browse to “Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Autoplay Policies”.
  3. In the “setting” box, double click the “Default behavior for Autorun”.
  4. Check the “enabled” radio button.
  5. Chose “Do not execute any autorun commands” in “Options” box.
Turn Off Autoplay 7_2

Turn Off Autoplay 7_2

For XP:

  1. Run “Gpedit.msc” from run box.
  2. Browse to “User Configuration > Administrative Templates > System”.
  3. Double klik pada “Turn Off Autoplay”.
  4. Check the “enabled” radio button.
  5. Chose “All Drives” for “Turn Off Autoplay on”.
Turn Off Autoplay XP

Turn Off Autoplay XP

By turning off the autorun windows will not run any autorun from any drives. This will Avoid Virus Infection becuse several virus spread from drivers and triggered by autorun.

This all I share in Avoid Virus Infection. We will continue the second step in the next post.

Hopefully this first step is already usefull for you.

Good Luck

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