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Firewall

Helps protect your computer by blocking unauthorized access to it from the internet e.g. from viruses

The Security Center shows the status of the firewall which should be On for maximum protection

2

Automatic Updates

Allows you to turn on and enable Microsoft’s Windows Updates to be downloaded and installed on your computer

3

Malware Protection

Shows the current state of your Virus and Spyware Protection, which should be On for maximum protection

4

Other Security Settings

Shows additional security areas such as Internet Explorer settings and User Account Control, which should both be On for maximum protection

5

Resources

Links to various other programs and latest security and virus information from Microsoft