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Troubleshooting Windows® 7 Inside Out by Mike Halsey

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Chapter 26. Windows Firewall in Depth

In Chapter 10, I wrote about the online threats to a modern PC, how to identify and avoid them, and how to repair any harm done by them. In Chapter 10, I stressed that the biggest part of maintaining security on any PC is making sure that you are properly educated and informed about the threats and problems associated with carelessly clicking on links or opening files that could contain malicious software. Viruses, malware, and hackers can never gain access to a PC without user intervention. If users are careless about what they click online and which websites they visit, they may also be careless about maintaining their ...

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