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Help! How to Secure a New Computer

Immediately after purchasing, you should always secure a new computer. That is, you should set up services and programs in your computer in such a manner that identity thieves and others who may mean you harm cannot get into your computer and personal data.
Your first step should always be setting up your firewall and virus software. Firewalls prevent online intrusions; picture them like a one-way door that allows you to access the Internet, but doesn’t allow uninvited online guests in. For most new computers, Windows Firewall is pre-installed and you don’t have to do anything further. However, you should
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Make Your Computer More Secure With Computer Maintenance

Make Your Computer more Secure with Computer Maintenance

Did you know that you can make your computer more secure by performing computer maintenance? Microsoft provides users with a suite of programs and applications that when used in concert provides your computer with comprehensive protection from Internet attacks and the installation of malicious programs like spyware, trojans and viruses. Performing regular computer maintenance can help protect your Windows computer from information being compromised and stolen, or files from being deleted.…

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