Laptop is widely used for offline and online services while travelling at various places. Diverse usability, multiple accesses through internet services and nonstop connectivity also increases vulnerability of this device.
Virus outbreak and hackers activities are risky threats that can damage your computer system or the data you have stored into this device.
Threats are hovering everywhere, but you need to be careful while using your HP laptop and to enjoy a safe computing at various locations. Below we have brought a list of few useful tips that you can exploit to keep your HP laptop safe from various threats.
Lock your PC and Use Strong Password
A free access to your computer invites unauthorized strangers or deceives people to use your PC. Hence, always enable user account lock with password on your computer when you boot it or come out from screensaver. Protecting your system with strong password is first line of defense to keep your safe from unauthorized access.
Hard Driver Data Encryption
If you miss your laptop or it has been stolen by someone, then there is very much possibility to access of data stored into your hard disk. To protect you PC from such threats you can take help of HP laptop support and encrypt your hard drive with a password or a unique PIN code. You can also use third-party encryption utility apps as per the compatibility of computer’s operating system like Windows XP, 7, 8 or Mac OS X.
Keep Backup of Your Hard Drive
When you lose your HP laptop or it is crashed, you will not get anything including important files or folders. But best to avoid such situation is always keeping a copy of backup of your computer hard disk into any other external storage device. And if you have fast net speed, you can use cloud storage to upload your files with ease of access.
Use Antivirus or Security Software
To prevent your computer from virus outbreak, you should install a paid version of effective antivirus that can keep malware and spyware away from your system and also remove malicious files on real-time basis. To activate firewall protection and install internet security software in your system call to HP laptop technical support number where technicians will help you to remove virus from your PC with safety.