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Easy Computer Basics by Michael Miller

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Chapter 12. Protecting Your Computer

When you connect your PC to the Internet, you open up a whole new world of adventure and information for you and your family. Unfortunately, you also open up a new world of potential dangers\u-4051\'3fviruses, spam, computer attacks, and more.

Fortunately, it's easy to protect your computer and your family from these dangers. All you need are a few software utilities\u-4064\'3fand a lot of common sense!

To track your PC's security, open the Windows Control Panel and select Security Center. The Security Center (found in Windows XP with Service Pack 2 installed) will tell you what steps you need to take to better protect your system.

Windows Security Center

Defending Against Computer Attacks with a Firewall

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