Is your antivirus software up to date? If you purchased a new computer within the past six months, you may be running a trial version of antivirus software. Did the renewal notice for the antivirus software on your computer end up in your spam folder?
October 11 Tip of the Day
Check your antivirus software to ensure it is current and receiving automatic updates.
If you are shopping for a replacement antivirus software, there are a couple on the list linked below that are free for personal use, although they are not full-featured like the subscription versions. Many vendors provide 30 or 60-day trials of their software. Regardless which you select, it is crucial to maintain up-to-date antivirus software on your computer.
References: Vista Compatible Antivirus Software