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How to download and install software safely in Windows


Electronic devices are part of most people’s daily lives, whether it is for work or because life, after all, is now completely computerised and everything can be done digitally; shopping, making doctor’s appointments, watching films, listening to music, etc. This is why electronic devices play such an important role in people’s lives, as they tend to have a very large database of data and private information. Whether it is a mobile phone, a desktop computer, a laptop or a tablet, the amount of information that needs to be stored is very high.

But how do we keep our devices’ operating systems secure and free from malicious content? The clear solution is to know which platforms for downloading software, games, applications, etc. are safe for direct downloads. are safe to carry out direct downloads on the device being used.

This is the case of Softonic.com, a completely safe download web platform with years of presence on the Internet, which is why its popularity has been increasing over the years. Users who are already familiar with it, as well as those who are not, will be able to learn about the main mechanisms of Softonic’s operation as a result of this article.

Firstly, it should be noted that Softonic has a scanner system made up of 60+ antivirus scanners that scan all the content contained in the download links in its extensive catalogue at all times. At all times the links will be free of malicious content, malware and viruses so that the user does not have to worry about the operating system being damaged or infected.

Softonic’s catalogue is very extensive and millions of downloads are made every day by users from all over the world, which is why there is a very strict security system and privacy policy. Apart from this automatic web checking mechanism, there is also a human team behind it that works to keep the platform as clean as possible and free of suspicious content.

Secondly, and in relation to the above, in the event that a link is infected and could contain some kind of malware, it is automatically blocked and the user who is downloading will receive a notification on their electronic device notifying them that the link is not safe and therefore the download will not be carried out. However, there are always other options and other websites that Softonic scans so that you can download the software or app you need from another site.

Finally, there is no need for any kind of guide or complex instructions to use Softonic. It is a very easy to use platform and in just one click the download will be initiated and installed on your electronic device.

Softonic is a totally safe and legal platform that guarantees its users the best content. In addition, although many people believe that it only works on Windows or MAC, it can also be used on mobile phones, which can also be infected or hacked. In this sense, taking into account that mobile phones are the “computer” of many people, it can be very interesting for users to know how and where they can use Softonic.

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Pasquale Mellone

Pasquale is Founder at Increasily.com, a H2H marketing agency based in Dublin, Ireland, and owner at print-on-demand ecommerce Mintycase.com. Pasquale has worked in Digital Marketing and Account Management since 2004. He currently lives in Dublin with his wife, stepdaughter and cat.