How Easy Is It To Download Softwares?
Downloading software from the Internet is extremely easy. An individual only needs to take care of the fact that the software being downloaded is potentially safe from viruses.
There would hardly be an individual who works on the computer but isn’t well versed with the art of downloading softwares, which are available online. Most of the softwares available on the Internet and in the market are either paid or fall under the category of freeware.
There is a beeline for both the softwares i.e. shareware and freeware because there is a large percentage of people who prefer to go for both the kind of softwares, depending upon their needs. The paid softwares usually require the user to make the payment online, usually through their credit or debit cards. After making the payments, the users are entitled to download the softwares for their personal use. While going ahead for shareware, it is always better to download the software from the company’s official website so as to ensure maximum authenticity.
On the other hand, people who go for freeware need to practice more precaution while downloading softwares from the Internet. Interestingly, the percentage of people who download freeware is much higher as compared to the people who opt to go for shareware on an average. But, unlike the paid softwares, the freeware is not free from potential threat of viruses. These viruses, once downloaded on the computer along with the free software can cause considerable harm to the computer.
An experienced computer user can easily determine that these free softwares also offer a solution to the problem that they impose of malignant viruses and other spy ware. The free softwares also offer a number of anti-virus programs, which can be downloaded from the net without any extra cost. These anti-virus programs are sufficient enough to protect the computer from potential threat of viruses.
There are a large number of people who would underrate the free anti-virus programs available online. People tend to think that since these softwares are available under the category of freeware and claim to protect the computer from all potential threats and viruses they possibly couldn’t be true. Too good to be true, is the philosophy which a large number of people seem to be applying in this case.
Individuals who have been stern followers of shareware and who have spend a considerable amount of money in order to obtain anti-virus programs for the protection of their computers find it difficult to believe that the same facilities could be available without any extra cost on the Internet. Downloading softwares from the Internet is no rocket science. An individual only needs to be careful enough so that they can easily distinguish malignant softwares from the ones, which are possibly safe to download without any possible threat of viruses, and are absolutely safe to use.
A user needs to visit any website which offers the facility of downloading free softwares and then type in the desired software in the search box. After the search results show the desired software, they can easily select and download the software. A user needs to save and run the software on their computer after downloading it so that the software can be activated.
By: Rishi Modi1 Rishi Modi1
10 years ago