Security Issues for Windows and IE (duh?)

It can’t be stressed enough on how important it is to keep your system up-to-date. This not only involves Windows Update, but also all the other programs on your machine. The vast majority of user problems (hijacks, adware/spyware) I see are due to failure to keep Windows patched, and lack of a proper “Layer of Protection”.

Some steps suggested by Troubleshooting Guide to Windows XP

  1. Prevent Vulnerabilities in Windows and Internet Explorer
  2. Prevent the spread of Worms and Spam
  3. Enable the Hidden Files Option
  4. Protecting your system from unknown Startups

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