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Microsoft® Windows 7 Your Way: Speed Up and Customize Windows by Michael Miller

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16. Surfing Securely—And Secretly

The Internet can be a worrisome place. There are all sorts of bad things out there, just waiting for you to stumble upon them. And, if you do, you risk not only the security of your computer system, but also the safety of your family.

Fortunately, Windows 7 enables you to manage your online security your way. That’s right, you can configure Internet Explorer to surf more securely—or to cover your tracks by surfing secretly.

Read on to learn more.

Protecting Against Offending Pages with the Content Advisor

Safe surfing isn’t just about protecting against attacks. It’s also about safety from unwanted content—especially for your children. The reality is, the Web today is a large, unruly, often unsavory kind of ...

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