Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Security Steps To Be Taken After Installing Windows Operating System


Windows Operating System
Windows operating system is one of the more renowned operating system in all time and it is installed over millions of home computers as well. In the world of technology, it is necessary for us to survive from the hackers around this globe and we need to hide our information without exposing in the internet. The default level of the windows operating system is not that much enough to secure your pc and you need to secure your personal computers by following the simple tips which are given below; so that you can prevent your pc from getting hacked.

Step 1: Install antivirus software to secure your Operating System

Installing antivirus software in your personal computer will secure your files and important information from the viruses and other malicious programs. This is the preliminary step to secure your personal pc from the hackers. Antivirus application provides a basic protection against the program which is used by the hackers. The most advised practice is to scan all the devices before performing any sort of actions in those devices. Having Microsoft essential will provide you the best detection steps for detecting and eliminating the unknown threats. Various levels of detection can be automatically removed from your device using these kinds of antivirus software.

Installing paid software will provide you’re the best detection than the free antivirus software.

Step 2: Automatic Updates

Automatic updates of operating system will provide you various patches and other upgrades for security loopholes that are found in the operating system. So it is necessary to update the operating system of your pc. The first and foremost thing you have to do after installing the operating system is to enable the automatic update options. Once this option has been enabled you operating system will be automatically updated whenever an update is available. Automatic updates for the operating system will provide regular patches and can get you all sort of security features for the operating system. If you were updating your operating system frequently, then you cannot easily get affected by the worms and other security problems.

So it is strongly advised to update very strongly, so that updating your operating system will secure your system.

Step 3: Change the browser

After installing the operating system, change the browser which is defaultly used by other applications. The windows operating system without any update will have so many vulnerabilities and loop holes. It allows the hackers to easily install many vulnerable codes into your personal computer which will affect various important files in your operating system. It is strongly advised to install Google chrome or Mozilla Firefox with latest update, which makes you to reduce your exposure in the internet. If you were using the Internet explorer, make sure your version is more than 8.

Using Internet Explorer with latest update will reduce your chance of getting hacked by the hackers.

Hope you will follow these simple tips after installing operating system in your personal computer.

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