Browser Security in Windows® 7
Windows 7 is the Operating System produced by Microsoft with more advanced features. Windows 7 comes with many versions like Windows 7 Professional Edition, Windows 7 Ultimate Editions, Windows 7 Enterprise Editions etc. Windows 7 does not support older versions of some application software. It is the main problem with Windows 7. Windows 7 provides faster performance for your PC. Its taskbar provides bigger buttons and full-sized previews. Jump Lists is a special feature for the Windows 7 Operating system. It orders to provide security in Windows 7 that it comes with many utilities like Windows 7 Action Center, Windows Firewall, Windows Defender etc. You could also install latest antivirus or antispyware program in your PC.
Some of the pros and cons of Windows 7 security:
- Security information at your fingertips
- Protect your data from theft, hackers, and accidental loss
Security information at your fingertips
Windows 7 Action Center in the Control Panel helps you to make sure that the Firewall is on in order to prevent the unauthorized access. Also, it checks whether the antivirus software is up to date. You could set the automatic updates option or your computer security software.
Protect your data from theft, hackers, and accidental loss
BitLocker Drive Encryption is the mechanism which encrypts your Windows hard disk to help keep documents, passwords, and other important data safe. Any file that you save on that drive is encrypted automatically after you turn on BitLocker. Windows Firewall software also protects your computer from hackers and malicious software. Backup and Restore creates copies of your most important files so you could access data if your system infects from any malicious file.
Windows 7 Security provides more advantages than disadvantages, however, it has some disadvantages. Windows 7 security utility controls the user-account control. It prevents the ability applications or users to perform any kind of unsanctioned system changes. An application control is needed so that it will not prevent someone running as a standard user from installing software. You need to have the rights of an administrator to run certain applications if the security features are enabled.
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