If your computer seems to be running slower than usual, crashes unexpectedly, or is otherwise unstable, you may be in need of some basic computer maintenance.
Malware is short for malicious software, is any software used to disrupt computer operation, gather sensitive information, or gain access to private computer systems.
Virus is a piece of code that is capable of copying itself and typically has a detrimental effect, such as corrupting the system or destroying data.
Software / OS An operating system, or "OS," is software that communicates with the hardware and allows other programs to run. It is comprised of system software, or the fundamental files your computer needs to boot up and function.
Every desktop computer, tablet, and smartphone includes an operating system that provides basic functionality for the device.
Driver is a software component that lets the operating system and a device communicate with each other.
Hardware is the machines, wiring, and other physical components of a computer or other electronic system.