Are there any techniques to help me protect my computer from viruses and malware that may slow down my computer?

1. Install a robust antivirus and antimalware software and keep it updated.

2. Protect yourself online by using secure and trusted websites, and avoid clicking on suspicious links or downloading unknown files.
3. Implement and maintain firewall protection.
4. Use an ad-blocker or anti-popup software to protect against malicious advertisements.
5. Implement regular scans for viruses and malware to detect and remove any that may be present on the computer.
6. Regularly update your operating system and applications.
7. Be aware of phishing scams and malicious email attachments.
8. Use secure passwords and two-factor authentication when available.
9. Backup your data regularly in case of any malicious attack.