Internet Security Settings in Windows® 7
Do you want to know about different settings to secure Internet activities on Windows 7 system?
Windows 7 is the latest launch of Microsoft that comes with a variety of interesting and amazing features which can offer an unrivaled system performance. Jump Lists, HomeGroup, Snap, Magnifier, improved taskbar, etc. are some of the new features of Windows 7. Compared to the previous operating system, Windows 7 has some enhanced security options. Microsoft has taken adequate measures to offer Internet security for Windows 7 users. Windows Live Family Safety, Windows Live OneCare, Windows Firewall and Windows Defender are some of the security features that have been equipped in Windows 7 system. These security tools are very easy to use and can be configured according to your system requirements. These tools will run on the background of Windows 7 system and will not interfere with your computing experience. With the growth of data theft and cyber crime, it has become very essential to protect your PC against online threats.
Some of the different ways to secure the Internet activities on Windows 7 system are:
- Windows Firewall
- Windows Action Center
- Windows Defender
Windows Firewall can protect your system from the malicious software and hackers which can access your system without any traces. So as to enter your system, the hackers will usually write malicious codes and these malicious codes will send the important information in your system to the hackers. The presence of firewall prevents worms and viruses from entering into your system. Windows 7 comes with an in-built firewall will be enabled by default.
Windows Action Center
Windows Action Center is an element of Windows 7. Windows Action Center reduces the notifications. Once you open the message, then Windows Action Center will show you more details about the issues or problems. If the issues are critical, then it will show a red color and a yellow color often indicates that the issues require an attention soon. Windows Action Center will also inform you about the backup of your system, in case if you have not taken it.
Windows Defender protects your system from unwanted popup, security threats and performance issues. Windows defender monitors your system and protects it from spyware attacks. With the help of Windows Defender, you can perform automatic and manual scan.
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