Windows® 7 Security Center
Windows 7 comes with four security features, which are as follows; Windows Firewall, Windows Defender, User Account Control and Administrator account.
Windows 7 Security Center helps to keep your computer safe from external malicious programs, such as computer viruses, spyware, malware, adware and rootkits.
This programs is ineffective, if your Windows Update is in disable condition and most of the recent viruses are coming with effective build up that primarily disable the Windows Firewall.
Windows 7 Security Center is a significant utility tools from, which helps you in accessing security information and system maintenance tools. You can also troubleshoot computer problems, if any. Microsoft has done a good improvement in previous Vista’s Security Center to make it more informative and effective and has renamed it as Action Center. Action Center of your computer gathers important alerts coming from its different inbuilt security features, such as Windows Firewall, Windows Defender, User Account Control and Administrator account.
Security and Maintenance are the prime concern for the Action Center of Windows 7, for the purpose, it has inbuilt features, like Windows Firewall, Windows Defender, User Account Control and Administrator account. In addition to this, you are also empowered with “Change Action Center settings” option under the Action Center, so that you can keep track of some other security and maintenance application applied by you, if you want.
If there is any change in the status of either inbuilt security features or third party application, a corresponding message or alert is delivered to you, in the notification area of your Task bar, so that you may take the necessary action to counteract it.
Windows Firewall and Windows Defender are by default enabled, they keep a track on the inbound and outbound traffic of your computer network. They filter out unessential contents, which are not reliable. Apart from this, Windows Defender can perform customized scanning of your computer and its network, so that it is devoid of any kind of computer viruses, spyware and malware. You have the privilege to put a time schedule for the scan too. In addition to this, Windows Defender is quite liberal for you, for instance, at every moment of scanning it asks you, about which programs to be allowed and which not to be? If by mistake you permit a wrong program and you soon realize it, then you have the option to remove that program from your list. You can also do the vice-versa to add some important program, if you have removed it.
Windows 7 Security Center needs an online connectivity. If you don’t have a regular updates, then you can’t expect an effectual result from any of its component, including Windows Firewall and Windows Defender. Moreover, this is not as effective as a compatible antivirus program, against any pre-existing computer virus or other malicious programs.
Always keep your Windows 7 Update enabled and make sure that your computer is equipped with a compatible antivirus program. If there is any problem you can visit Windows 7 Solution Center, available at MS website or call any reliable remote tech support provider.