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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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