1) Installing a Internet Firewall
A firewall is a piece of software or hardware that can help protect your computer against hacker attacks, such as computer viruses. In this step, we will tell you how to turn on the Internet Connection Firewall built into Windows XP.
1) How to turn on your internet connection firewall
2) Get Computer Updates
Updates help protect your computer from viruses, worms, and other threats as they are discovered.
Windows XP has an Automatic Updates feature that you can use to download the latest critical and security-related updates automatically. In this step, we’ll tell you how to turn on Automatic Updates for future updates. We’ll also tell you how to bring your computer up to date with previously released software updates.
2) Get Updates for your Computer
3) Use up to date Anti virus Software
Anti virus software helps protect your computer against viruses. Many computers come with anti virus software installed. You can also purchase anti virus software and install it yourself. Just having an anti virus program installed is not enough, however. You also need to keep your anti virus software up to date.
In this step, we will tell you how to get, install, and update anti virus software.
3) Use up to date Anti-Virus software
4) Print all three Steps
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