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Essential Computer Security: Everyone's Guide to Email, Internet, and Wireless Security by T. Bradley

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Chapter 1 Basic Windows Security

Introduction

The majority of home computers use some version of Microsoft Windows as the operating system. Most of those users, either by purchasing a new computer system in the past couple of years or by upgrading, rely on a version of Windows XP.

Before we go on to the rest of this book and explore how to use different applications securely, such as Web browsers or e-mail clients, you need to understand ...

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