Change Security Settings In Windows® 7
What are security options in Windows 7? Discuss tips to change security settings in it.
Windows 7 Operating System comes with a number of features and benefits. The most important feature among these includes Internet connection setting. It can provide fast Internet connection in the system without any interrupts. As the Microsoft Windows 7 system is widely used among a number of websites, its security can be compromised at any time. Thus, it has been added with a number of security options. These security options include built-in firewall, Internet security and malware protection, Applocker, BitLocker etc. These security options are much useful in securing the system from any type of infections. These security options are enabled automatically in Windows 7 system. It is possible to change the security settings of Windows 7 system if you wish to do so.
Following are the methods to change the security settings in Windows 7 Operating Systems:
- Change Windows security settings
- Modify firewall settings
- Change Internet security settings
- Change malware settings
Change Windows security settings
It is possible to change the security setting of Windows 7 systems. To do this, you need to navigate to Start menu of the system and get the Control Panel window. Select the 'Security' Option and get Windows Security Center. You can then make appropriate changes in it.
Modify firewall settings
Another option to change security settings of Windows 7 system is to change its firewall settings. The firewall comes integrated with Windows 7 Operating System. You can turn on or off firewall in the system to change the security settings. You can also configure the firewall to allow other programs to pass through it. You can select 'Windows firewall' link and select the 'Change settings' doing modifications in firewall.
Another method to change the security settings in Windows 7 system is to change the Internet security settings. You need to select 'Internet options' to configure Internet security settings. You can use preset configurations to lower or raise security level for different zones. It is also possible to create custom security level. There is also an option to reset the Internet security level to default settings.
Another technique to change the security settings of Windows 7 system is to change the malware settings. You can select 'Malware protection' option to edit the malware settings of your system. Use the arrow keys right to the Malware Protection bar to turn on or off the malware protection programs.
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