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Windows 7 Plain & Simple by Jerry Joyce and Marianne Moon

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Chapter 15. Maintaining Security

In this section:

  • Setting and Changing Your Password

  • Restricting User Rights

  • Know Your Rights

  • Monitoring Your Security Settings

  • Configuring the Windows Firewall

  • Protecting Yourself from Spyware

  • Limiting Access to the Computer; Restricting Internet Content

  • Maintaining High Security; Setting Internet Explorer Security

  • Restricting DVD Movies in Windows Media Player

  • Restricting Content in Media Center

  • Installing Critical Fixes

In days of old, only the Administrators of large corporate networks dealt with computer security. These days, with the proliferation of computer viruses, constant connections to the Internet, home networks, and sophisticated hacking techniques used by an ever-growing cadre of snoops and pranksters, everyone ...

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