Ten tips to increase your Windows Security
1- Always protect your Administrator account by creating password, just go to Control Panel > User Accounts, select your account and the click on "create a password for your account".
2- Protect your account by Password protect your screen saver, go to Control Panel > Display, Click on the Screen Saver tab and then check on resume password protect.
3- Setup a BIOS Password to protect your PC Setup application.
4- Always force you windows automatic update on, go to Control Panel > Automatic Updates and then Select the first option to have each update download and install automatically.
5- Install an Internet Security Suite such as "Kaspersky Internet Security", "Norton Internet Security" or "Mcafee Internet Security". And turn on software automatic update.
6- If you don’t have enough budgets to buy an Internet Security Suite, Turn on the Windows Firewall. Go to > Control Panel > Windows Firewall and click on under the General tab. And Install an antivirus program, turn on automatic updates, and set up a regular scanning schedule.
7- Never use same username and/or password for all of your accounts in Internet.
8- Turn off file sharing in Windows Explorer. Open Explorer, click Tools > Folder Options >View. Then Scroll to the bottom, uncheck Use simple file sharing, and click Apply.
9- Increase your Internet Explorer security settings. Click Tools > Internet Options> Privacy and move the slider to High.
10- Turn on your Internet Explorer’s pop-up blocker. Click Tools > Internet Options > Popup Blocker Settings > and then choose default.
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