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ESET is one of the top security vendors in the world, and many organizations have endorsed their products. Their most popular solution for consumers is ESET Internet Security and, on top of the antivirus engine, firewall module, and web shield, it also bundles tools such as payment and banking protection and parental controls. We were curious to see what it has to offer and how good it is for protecting Windows computers and devices. Read this review and see whether ESET Internet Security is the best security product for you:
Web browsers, including popular ones such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Microsoft Edge, and even Internet Explorer, can store your passwords. It is a useful feature to have in your web browser, as it makes it easier for you to sign in to your online accounts. However, if you are considering changing your primary web browser, or switching to a password manager, you might want to move all your passwords from the old web browser to the new one. A tedious way is to do it site by site, password by password.
The Windows Defender Antivirus from Windows 10 has a couple of excellent protection features, some of which are misunderstood. Two of them are named Cloud-delivered protection and Automatic sample submission, and they work in tandem. With their help, you get efficient protection against unknown threats that have not yet been discovered on other computers. If you are considering disabling them, or you want to know what they do to decide whether to keep them enabled, read this article:
Cookies are a vital part of the internet. Without them, websites would not allow you to create accounts and log in, they would not remember your interests, and ads would be less relevant, and even more annoying. On the web, everyone has a love-and-hate relationship with cookies. If you want to view what cookies are stored in your Google Chrome web browser, see their content, and find out how to remove them, read this tutorial:
File History makes automated backups of your data, and it works with storage devices like external hard drives, network storage, and so on. If you want to use File History to back up your user data from Windows 10, read this tutorial. We show you how to turn on File History, how to change the way it works, how to stop it when you no longer need it, and how to change File History storage devices. Read on to learn more:
You probably know what cookies are and what they do, and now you want to locate them physically on your Windows 10 PC. This was easy in the past when web browsers used to keep cookies individually in separate text files, in the user's folder or directly in the browser's installation directory. Nowadays, web browsers store their cookies in a file that's harder to find than you might expect. Read this article and see where do Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Opera, and Internet Explorer keep their cookies:
Having multiple user accounts logged in on your Windows 10 computer can make swapping between them faster, but it can also waste resources as your computer is forced to maintain two separate environments in memory. If you want the chance to weigh the benefits of this action against the costs, the Task Manager can help. Do you know which tab of the Task Manager shows you the online users? It's the Users tab: it lets you view which user accounts are logged in and also see how much of the computer's resources are being used to keep them online.
Windows Update is an essential part of running Windows 10, regardless of which edition or version of this operating system you are using. Windows Update is the way Microsoft releases not only the so-called feature updates, but also regular bug fixes and security patches. If you want to know everything there is to know about Windows Update in Windows 10, including how to open it, how to use it, how to install or how to block updates, read this guide:
If you are running a Pro, Education or an Enterprise edition of Windows 10 with May 2019 Update, you have access to Windows Sandbox. It is a lightweight virtual machine that is easy to install and run, without paying anything for additional license fees. This app is excellent for browsing potentially dangerous websites, testing unknown apps and other things that could otherwise be hazardous. Here is what you can do with Windows Sandbox, and why it is one of the most useful additions to Windows 10:
All Windows versions offer easy ways to create user accounts using click-based wizards. You can create users using the Settings app from Windows 10 just as easily as you can create user accounts from the Control Panel, in Windows 7. However, you do not see IT Pros using such tools too often, do you? No, IT admins use snap-ins, consoles, scripts or commands for such tasks. If you want to learn how to create local users and groups of users in Windows, using a snap-in called Local Users and Groups, then you have arrived at the right place.