Bonus Chapter 4. Keeping Your Computer Healthy

In This Chapter

Learning About Internet Threats and Risks to Your Privacy

Understanding How to Defend Yourself Against Internet Threats

Learning About Windows Defender

Learning About SmartScreen, InPrivate Browsing, and Windows Firewall

Managing Your User IDs and Passwords

Just like people, computers can catch a nasty virus and may even stop functioning. Periodic Windows updates and reliable antivirus software can do much to protect a computer from dangers that lurk on the Internet. However, the biggest threat to the health of a computer is actually the person using the computer!

You inadvertently can expose your computer to viruses or malware simply by visiting a disreputable website, ...

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