What can I do to protect my computer from viruses that slow down performance?

1. Install antivirus software and keep it up to date.

2. Enable your computer’s firewall.
3. Use safe browsing practices, such as downloading only from trusted sources and avoiding clicking on suspicious links.
4. Stay away from questionable websites.
5. Make sure your software is up to date by regularly patching and updating.
6. Use an ad blocker to prevent malicious advertisements from appearing on your computer.
7. Avoid using unnecessary or outdated programs, which can increase your risk of malware infections.
8. Back up your important data regularly in case of an attack.
9. Consider using a virtual private network (VPN) when connecting to public networks.