Chapter 5. Security Features

The minute you connect your system to the outside world you become a target. Thanks to the long list of built-in security features in Windows 7, you can reduce how large of a target you are. User Account Control, Windows Defender, Windows Firewall, BitLocker, and more help to block out the bad while still enabling you to work and play online.

User Account Control Improvements

You may be thinking this: “Improvements? I don’t know this feature at all, let alone can I imagine an improved version.” ...

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