Windows Security

  • Understanding the Windows 7 Hosts File

    The Windows 7 Hosts file is useful to redirect or block a domain name. It’s useful to computer administrators and to security conscious users as well. Read this article to understand the Windows 7 Hosts file.
    By Donna Buenaventura March 9, 2010 

  • How to Start Windows Defender Manually

    Sometimes, after installing an Antivirus software, Windows Defender will be deactivated. If you encounter error messages trying to start Windows Defender from the Control Panel, starting it manually may resolve the problem. Learn how.
    By Finn Orfano March 8, 2010 

  • Turning Off Windows Defender

    If you’ve got your own computer security system set up and running and would prefer not to use Windows Defender, you will most likely want to shut if off to avoid running duplicate antispyware processes. Turning off Windows Defender is simple, although...
    By Tony J Palazzo March 8, 2010 


  • How to Clean Computer Files

    Is it all about security or a spring clean-up of your computer? Or maybe after a failed installation? In any case, you have to clean the files that are on your computer and we guide you step by step to give your computer a breath.
    By Tolga BALCI March 4, 2010 

  • Disabling or Turning Off UAC System Warnings in Windows 7

    By default, the User Access Control function displays messages whenever you attempt to install, or even load, certain programs. Fortunately, Windows 7 has toned down the types of messages you can receive from Windows Vista. Here is how to tone down the...
    By Finn Orfano March 3, 2010 

  • Top Anti-Virus Software (Published 2009)

    Anti-virus software has a constant battle to weed out the malicious malware and spyware out of your system while users are forever inundated with new releases and updates. This article aims to provide a brief review on the Top Anti-Virus and Internet...
    By Ashwin Satyanarayana February 24, 2010 


  • Help! My Windows Firewall is Disabled

    Are control tools for Windows Firewall grayed out? This troubleshooting guide makes it easy to resolve this Windows XP security issue.
    By Christian Cawley February 16, 2010 

  • How To Install Windows Live OneCare in XP, Vista and Windows 7

    Windows Live OneCare is an all inclusive software for computer security needs. Keep reading to find out about the software, and how to install it on your computer system.
    By Lucinda Watrous February 16, 2010 

  • Working with RAR Files in Windows

    So you downloaded a great new application. Unfortunately, when you try to open it, Windows tells you it doesn’t know what to do with a RAR file. In this article, we will explain what RAR files are and how to open them in Microsoft Windows.
    By Ryan Tetzlaff February 15, 2010 

  • Backup Software Solutions for Windows: The Top 5

    An antivirus program will not completely protect your computer data. You'll also need to back up your files. Save time and money by investing in backup software for Windows.
    By Donna Buenaventura February 3, 2010 
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