Security

What is an antivirus or a security suite? How do I choose a good security product? How to use my computers and devices in a secure manner?

How To Report Malicious Websites in Internet Explorer

Another less known feature of Internet Explorer is that, not only it checks the websites you visit against a list of known malicious sites, but it also allows users to report malicious websites they encounter In this tutorial, I will show how to report such websites and why it is...

Password Security – Turn Your Dumb Habits Into Geek Habits

When it comes to computing habits, people are always bad at security and passwords We keep reusing the same password(s) over and over again and we don't realize how easy we make it for the bad guys to steal our credit card details and other important information Even after the big...

Windows Defender – How to Turn it On or Off in Windows 7

In one of our previous tutorials I've shown how Windows Defender works in Windows 7 For those of you who use other security solutions with similar or better functionality, it might be useful to know how this program can be turned off In this article I will teach you how to turn...

Windows Defender – How it Works in Windows 7

Windows Defender is a software built to detect and remove spyware and other similar harmful programs However, it does not provide any antivirus protection It is included by default in all versions of Windows 7 and Windows Vista In this article I will show you how to access Windows...

How to Create or Delete User Accounts in Windows 7

Building on our article about how to edit user accounts, I will try to complete this subject with a tutorial about creating and deleting user accounts and how to turn on or off the guest account in Windows 7 I'll also explain what is the difference between the available account types...

How to Work with the Action Center in Windows 7

Windows 7 comes with a convenient way to help you review the state of your system and find solutions to security and maintenance issues The feature which facilitates this is called Action Center and it is built upon the foundation set by the Windows Security Center, which was first...

Easily Enable or Disable the Registry Editor Using RegistryED

We've managed to create another tool which can be useful in certain scenarios RegistryED can help you enable or disable your Registry Editor in Windows 7 as well as Windows 10 or Windows 81 This can come in handy when you don't want others to edit your registry or when a virus...

Windows 7 vs. Windows Vista: the UAC Benchmark

One of the most hated features of Windows Vista is the User Account Control, or UAC in short Many people found it annoying and chose to disable it right away, even if this meant exposing their system to additional security threats In Windows 7, Microsoft has seriously changed this...