Avoiding viruses

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  1. BIGdkluver

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    Any tips on how I can avoid getting a virus on my computer when I visit various gay adult web sites? What's the trick?

    Should I avoid going to web sites that look cheap and crappy?

    Or does the virus happen only when I click on a link that is part of a tacky-looking website?

    How do I know if a gay web site is "safe" to visit?

    I'd appreciate any advice you cold give me. Thanks!
     
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    Try getting ad-blocking software or virus protection software. Otherwise, consider getting a Mac. Your problems will disappear. No need for any of that stuff with a Mac.
     
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    Stay away from cheap porn websites.

    Keep your java updated.
    Keep your windows up-to-date with Microsoft Windows Update.
    Keep a good Antivirus on your PC
    Keep a good Firewall Program such as Zone Alarm on your PC
    After you visit these pages, use your clean up utilities to make sure you didn't download something bad. (Glarysoft, Malwarebytes etc)
    Watch CLOSELY to see if any other pages pop up during your visit to that site.
    If you see a window pop open, close it immediately.

    Stay away from "Download me now to protect your computer" type of advertisements. They only lead to MORE infection.

    Do NOT download Limewire - its a direct path for many infections.
    When using a torrent or Shareware program, use common sense - if the file is supposed to be a movie clip but is only 4mb... Beware!

    DO NOT LOAD Cutsie Icons, Wallpapers, pointers, or other "Speed up my PC" Tools - they are malware that will only infect further.

    I always turn off System Restore before cleaning infections. If you don't...you'll back up the virus.

    ID ALSO LIKE TO ADD.....!!

    It should be part of the responsability of the poster. Don't post something that can chance infecting other users.
     
    #3 Rikter8, Jan 10, 2011
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    Thanks, Rikter8, for the very detailed reply. I appreciate your help! :smile:
     
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    I set up a user account on my computer to surf rather which cuts out anything that might need an adminstrator power, obviously in addition to the usual virus protection etc
     
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