Tips to turn on security alerts on Windows® 7
What do you mean by security alerts and what are the techniques to turn on security alerts on Windows 7?
Windows 7, the latest Operating System from Microsoft, has been incorporated with a wide variety of interesting and amazing features. With these features Windows 7 would offer a outstanding system performance. This Operating System functions is compatible with a large number of applications and devices so as to provide flexibility to work. Windows 7 is designed in such a way that they are very fast in searching files, folders, applications. Windows 7 would also allow you to set automatic backup which would help you to save the data on the local drive. The Encrypting File System provided by Windows 7 would protect all your secret data. Windows 7 replaced its predecessor Windows Vista which had several problems like pop-ups, notifications and compatibility issues. Home group, Snap, Jump list, Windows live essential, Magnifier, improved taskbar are some of the new features of Windows 7 .
The following are the details of security alerts and the technique to turn on security alerts on Windows 7:
- Security alerts
- Using Windows Security center
- Using Firewall
Security alerts are considered to be very important as they are helpful in giving you the status of your computer. With the help of it you can know the problems which have been encountered in your system. This will help you to take appropriate corrective measures accordingly. It would also give timely information about the current security issues and vulnerabilities. With the help of security alerts you can safeguard your system to great extent.
Tip to turn on security alerts
In order to turn on security alerts in Windows 7 you would have to follow certain steps. First you would have to go to the start menu and choose the run option. Then in the run dialog box you would have to type wscui.cpl and press OK. By doing so you could go to Windows Security center. Then you need to select the link 'Change the way Security Center Alerts m'e and after enabling the checkbox click on OK.
With the help of control panel also you could enable the security alerts in your Windows 7 system. In the control panel you need to double click on 'Security center' and under resources you need to click 'Change the way Security Center Alerts me' and in the alert settings dialog box you need to set the Firewall, Automatic Updates check boxes and click on OK. By clicking on the alert balloon on the desktop also you could turn on the security alert.
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