Tips to reset the default security settings in Windows® 7
Learn about the security features offered in Windows 7. What are the various ways via which one can reset the default security settings on Windows 7?
Windows 7 is compatible with a large number of applications and devices which provides a great deal of flexibility to users. Windows 7 is designed in such a way that they are very fast in searching files, folders, applications. Windows 7 collects all similar type of documents into libraries even if the files are saved in separate folder which in turn would help you to find them quickly. Then as Windows 7 helps you to share documents, devices and printers across many computers, it is very helpful to run a small business without a server. 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. With the help of RIzone Security, a freeware program, you could reset the default security settings on Windows 7. With the help of command prompt, also, you could reset the default security settings.
The following are some of the security features offered in Windows 7:
- Action Center
- User Account control and Direct Access
BitLocker is a key component which is included in the security plan of Windows 7 Operating System. With the help of this feature in Windows 7, you could have more control over the encryption of your hard drive. It would keep your documents, passwords and all your essential data safe. It would even automatically encrypt the data while it is running. This hand off tool is capable of improving the security in Windows 7.
In Windows 7, the Action Center is located in the Control Panel which includes all security features. It would help you to know whether your firewall is on, help you to know whether the antivirus software is up to date and set your PC to install the updates automatically. This action center not only keeps your Operating System secure, but also keeps your data safe in case of any system crash. It is often considered as a nice reminder to the users.
User Account control in Windows 7 would help you to know what is happening in your system. It is vey easy to customize. Then the Direct Access in Windows 7 is useful for users who connect to a virtual private network. It would streamline the process by securely connecting to a network and ensure that no data gets leaked during the transmission.
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