How to protect your computer while being on the internet?

Question

I have Cox High-speed Internet. Can I safely leave my computer on and connected to the internet 24 hours a day?

Answer

This question was answered on December 4, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Yes you can leave your computer on all day but, you have to properly protect your computer in order to keep it safe I would get nortons firewall and antivirus, properly and regularly do updates, run virus scans and things will be fine--Robert Outlaw

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on December 4, 2003