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Degunking Windows 7 by Joli Ballew

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Summing Up

Improving security is a multilevel task that involves creating user accounts and incorporating built-in tools like the Guest account, the Action Center, and Windows Update. It also involves installing antivirus software and protecting the PC with a password and a password-protected screen saver. However, improving security is worth the time it takes to do it; an unprotected computer can get gunked up beyond belief by a single worm or script attack—and the attack can occur scant minutes after you connect your PC to the Internet. Viruses will attempt to seize your PC and add it to “zombie” networks to do shadowy work behind your back. In fact, you might not be able to recover fully from a virus or worm without reinstalling Windows completely, ...

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