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Mike Halsey, Windows 10 Troubleshooting, 10.1007/978-1-4842-0925-7_2

2. Building a Safe and Secure OS

Mike Halsey

(1)Gleadless Valley, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK

In the first chapter, as part of introducing troubleshooting in Windows 10 and on different types of PC, I highlighted just how essential it is to maintain good security. Any seasoned IT Pro will confirm this is indeed essential, but no more so than creating a robust installation with a good image backup. I couldn’t agree more, so this is the very next item to cover.

It’s ironic, however, that so many people spend so much time troubleshooting and diagnosing problems on PCs when the default action of any system administrator seems to be to simply reimage the machine, ...

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