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Protect Windows Using Free Microsoft Security Tools

written by: Donna Buenaventura•edited by: Bill Fulks•updated: 9/29/2011

There are many programs that can prevent malware and intrusion attacks in Windows, and even Microsoft provides free security tools for home and work computers. Learn more about them in this guide.


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