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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft® Windows Vista™ by Shelley O’Hara, Ron Mansfield

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8. Ensuring Security and Privacy

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Windows Security Center

Nothing is more annoying than having some outsider mess with or even destroy information on your computer. We also all want to preserve as much privacy as possible. Toward these ends Microsoft has added numerous security improvements and centralized most of them in the Windows Security Center, shown in Figure 8.1.

Figure 8.1. The new Windows Security Center consolidates many Vista safety and privacy features.

Perhaps the quickest way to reach the Security Center is to type “Security ...

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