Tag: Windows 7 security

7 Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 7

Though it is hardly a “Brand New” operating system, having been released in October 2009, many PC users still have not made the upgrade to Windows 7, for various reasons.

If you are still running Windows Vista or Windows XP on your computer, here are 7 reasons why you should upgrade to the latest release, Windows 7.…

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Malware Attacks On The Rise With Windows 7 – Protect Yourself

Take warning Windows 7 users, hacker and malware attacks are on the rise as new ways to exploit security flaws are found. Windows 7 is the most popular operating system since Windows XP making the market for exploitation desirable for those who physically hack computers or create malicious programs designed to infect your Windows 7 operating system. This information comes directly from a Microsoft malware report which reported a 30% increase of attacks on Windows 7 while Windows XP users saw a decrease of malware attacks by 20%.
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Five Ways Windows 7 Is More Secure And Optimized Than Windows Vista

Created to be an optimized and secure operating system, Windows Vista proved to be a very powerful system. Some would argue that there was too much attention placed on security with prompts popping up that required a user’s direct action every time a new change was made to the registry or a new program attempted to access the Internet. Some would consider these changes a welcome improvement from Windows XP, but the majority of Microsoft users despised these security changes even if they were made to optimize a computer. Many users “downgraded” back to Windows XP and tried to forget
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Is Windows 7 More Secure Than Windows Vista and Windows XP?

Wondering if the latest Windows 7 operating system is more secure than your optimized Windows XP operating system? Not only has it been shown that Windows 7 is more optimized and secure than Windows XP, even Windows Vista can not compete with Windows 7 in terms of computer security and PC optimization.  This of course is ironic because Windows Vista was creating with computer security in mind, some would say to a level what aggravated many Windows Vista users. Windows Vista prompted users to allow even minor registry changes, a process that completely brought the operating system to a stand-still.
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