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

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20. Managing System Security

There’s a lot of bad stuff out on the Internet. I’m talking everything from offensive content to spyware to computer viruses to computer attacks. The threats are many, but you can counter them by using the security features built into Windows 7—as well as other programs offered by Microsoft and various third parties.

Having Windows your way, then, involves not only personalization and optimization, but a large helping of security. Read on to learn more about protecting your Windows 7 computer—your way.

Understanding Computer Threats

Windows 7 has a number of security features built in, because there are a number of different threats that can potentially damage your computer or destroy your valuable data. Most of ...

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