Even if your computer isn’t displaying the classic signs of infection—such as software crashes or bizarre browser behavior—malware could be sapping system resources and slowing you down. It's worth taking a moment to check.
If you have a good, up-to-date antivirus suite, you’ve already got a solid first line of defense. However, some malware can slip through the cracks. Set a reminder to run a monthly active malware scan, such as the one provided by the free version of Malwarebytes. It will do whatever it takes to neutralize any malware it finds.