Computer viruses have struck fear in the hearts of many a computer user. As business owners rely more heavily on computers to help them run their businesses, they know the near hysteria that occurs when a computer virus is unleashed onto the hard drives of unsuspecting employees.
As the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure. Why wait until disaster has struck to start worrying about computer viruses? Instead, outfit your PC with an antivirus program that can seek and destroy common viruses.
This column looks at three popular programs, including Symantec's Norton AntiVirus 4.0, Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Deluxe and Quarterdeck's ViruSweep Extra Strength, all for Windows-based machines.