How to Protect Boot Sector from Viruses
Why need to protect boot sector from virus
Viruse is a kind of program that produces copies of itself and spead them to other programs or files, usually to destroy them. Boot sector virus is the same like thism, but it focuses on affecting your system, and stops it from booting up.
Therefore, protecting boot sector from virus is very important to your computer. However, boot sector is a system file that you can't easily move, read or even edit it. Then how can you protect it from virus? If you can find a way that can protect your system, your boot sector is protected, and this is the way that this article is going to tell below.
How to protect boot sector from virus
Before you doing anything, get a system protecting tool: Wondershare Time Freeze. This program can help to protect your whole system with one click. No matter what you do or what kind of virus has attacked your computer, your system, including the boot sector will be free of damage.
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Step1. One click to protect boot sector from Virus
After installing the program, run it on your computer and you'll get the primary interface as follow. Here, the major information of your system is detected, and your system protection is displayed as "OFF" (in red letter). At the right bottom of the interface, slide the blue button from OFF to ON, then your system protection is active now. You can do anything on your computer as usual, and don't need to worry the boot sector or the system will be virus-affected.
Step2. One click to get back a safe system
Actually, this program protects your boot sector from virus through a virtual system. Hence, after using your computer, you can choose to back to your real safe system. How? You only need to disable the system protection by sliding the button from "ON" to "OFF". If you've made important change of your system and want to keep it, you can choose to save it to the real system.
Moreover, this program also can help to protect your folders and then contenf from reading or editing by others. Go to the "Folders Protection", you'll find it.