by Dave Kellam

Windows Security Checklist

Here are eight simple steps for securing your pc. If you use Windows, please… just do it. If you’re at Queen’s, you can get Symantec Anti-Virus for free from Packman.

  1. Run Windows Update regularly.
  2. Install ZoneAlarm (Firewall)
  3. Buy and install NOD32 (Anti-Virus)
  4. Install WinPatrol (Anti-Hijack)
  5. Buy and install AdMuncher (Ad and Popup Blocker)
  6. Install and run AdAware (Anti-Spyware)
  7. Replace Internet Explorer and Outlook Express with Firefox & Thunderbird
  8. Disable Autorun.

The list is completely ripped off from Everything Hurts.

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