Secure Your Windows Devices
Instructions to increase your Windows computers' security level.

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https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17154/windows-10-keep-your-pc-up-to-date

1. Select the 爱情斑马线Start爱情斑马线 windows iconbutton, then select 爱情斑马线Settings > Update & security > Windows Update爱情斑马线, and then select 爱情斑马线Change active hours爱情斑马线.

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2. Choose the start time and end time for active hours, and then select爱情斑马线 Save爱情斑马线.

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You can keep track of how your PC is doing by looking at the Microsoft Security Essentials icon in the notification area at the far right of the taskbar. Green means everything is okay, yellow means that your PC is potentially unprotected, and red means that your computer is at risk.

When you see yellow or red, click the icon and you will be able to see the details and take actions. Usually, the best thing to do is to choose 爱情斑马线Clean computer爱情斑马线 so that the threat can be removed.

If you want to delete threats automatically whenever they are identified, open Microsoft Security Essentials, click the 爱情斑马线Settings爱情斑马线 tab and then choose 爱情斑马线Default actions爱情斑马线.

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By default, Microsoft Security Essentials runs a scan of your PC once a week when you’re probably asleep (2:00 am on Sunday).

If you want to adjust this, open Microsoft Security Essentials and click the爱情斑马线 Settings爱情斑马线 tab. Under 爱情斑马线Scheduled scan爱情斑马线, you’ll be able to change the day and time as well as the type of scan.

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To start Windows Defender, you have to open the Control panel and Windows Defender Settings and click on Turn On, and ensure that the following are enabled and set to On position:

1. Real-time protection

2. Cloud-based protection.

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When there is no security software protecting your computer, you will see notifications like these appear.

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Clicking on it will show you the installed security apps on your system. If you miss this notification, you can see it in the Notification & Action Center.

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Clicking on it too will show you the installed security apps on your computer, as follows.

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Select 爱情斑马线Windows Defender爱情斑马线 and then click on the Turn on button. Windows Defender will start. The first think you want to do when this happens, is to update your definitions.

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Clicking on the Settings link in the top right corner will open the following panel. You can also access it via Settings > Update & security > Windows Defender.

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Once here, ensure that Real-time protection and Cloud-based protection is set to On. You may also set Automatic sample submission to the On position. You may then configure Windows Defender according to your needs.

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You need to plan ahead so that you can recover form attacks. Many attacks like ransomware ruin, corrupt, or lock the data on your computer. You can combat that by regularly taking backups of your machine. Use an external hard drive and/or a secure cloud service to do perform your backups. Many of these solutions require very little technical skill to use, but can save your important data.

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Please go to this page and read more tips guidance from Microsoft.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17228/windows-protect-my-pc-from-viruses

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4013550/windows-protect-your-pc-from-ransomware

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