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Security Changes For Windows 10 Users

You can enhance the security features of your computer with the Windows 10 to ensure your safety through the following ways.

1. Create A Save Point

  • Go to the Windows Cortanasearch box and type system restore.
  • Select the Control Panel and click Create a restore point.
  • When the System Propertiesdialog box appears, click the System Protection tab.
  • Select the drive you’ve got Windows installed on. For most people this is going to be the C drive.
  •  Click Configure.

Click Turn on system protection, then click OK.

2. Uninstall Unwanted Apps

  •  Go to Start, then to Settings, then to Apps.
  • You should be looking at a list of all of your installed apps under your Apps & Features section. A right-click on any of them should present you with the option to uninstall them.

3. Secure Your Softwares And Drivers

  • Go to Start, then to Settings.
  •  Select Update & Security, then select Windows Update.

4. Login With Your Locals

  •  Save any work currently open, then close the program you’re using.
  • Go to Start, then Settings.
  • Click Accounts, then click Your email and accounts on the left-side column.
  • Click the link that says Sign in with a local account instead.
  •  When the prompt appears, type the password you currently use to log into your Microsoft account (the same password you currently use to unlock your laptop), and click Next.
  •  A new prompt will ask you to create a username, password and password hint. Once you’ve entered the text, click Next.
  • Click Sign out and finish.
  • This will bring you back to the machine’s login screen, where you can enter your new password to log back in. At which point, you’ll likely also notice a much faster login.

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5. Turn Off Location

  •  Go to Start, then Settings.
  • Click Privacy, the icon that looks like a padlock.
  •  Click Location, then click the Onswitch to turn location tracking off.
  • To disable ad tracking:
  •  Go back to the Privacy screen you were just at.
  • Turn off the setting for Let apps use advertising ID to make ads more interesting to you based on your app activity.

6. Enable Firewall And Antivirus

  •  Go back to your Control Panel, then to System and Security.
  • Click Windows Defender Firewall, then click Turn Windows Defender Firewall on or off in the sidebar.
  • Click the button that says Turn on Windows Defender Firewallunder both the public network and private network settings.
  •  Tick the box that says Notify me when Windows Defender Firewall blocks a new app.
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