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Windows® 7 Simplified® by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 10. Implementing Security in Windows 7

Threats to your computer-related security and privacy often come from the Internet in the form of system intruders, such as junk e-mail, viruses, and identity thieves. However, many security and privacy violations occur right at your computer by someone simply using your computer while you are not around. To protect yourself and your family, you need to understand these threats and know what you can do to thwart them.

This chapter gives you some background information about security in Windows 7, and then shows you various methods for securing your computer.

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