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Dec 31, 1969
Operating System
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows Edition
    System type
    64-bit operating system; x64-based processor
    Security Updates
    Manual Updates - User intervention required
    User Access Control
    Network Security (Firewall)
    3rd-party Firewall app by a trusted vendor
    User Account
    Sign-in Accounts
    Malware Testing
    I participate by downloading malware samples into an isolated VM environment
    Real-time Web & Malware Protection
    RTP - Custom security settings
  • Virus and Malware Removal Tools
    MBAMP, Emsisoft Emergency Kit, ZAM
    Browsers and Extensions
    Chorme and Fire Fox, with Adguard, IDM, Lastpass, Google translater
    Privacy-focused Apps and Extensions
    Password Managers
  • LastPass
  • Web Search
  • GC, FF,
  • System Utilities
    Kerish Doctor
    Data Backup
    Macrium Free, Handy Backup Pro
    Frequency of Data backups
    Frequency of System backups
    Some additional software i use:

    Screenshot tool: ScreenPresso.

    Games: Steam, Uplay.

    VPN : CyberGhost Prmium Plus.

    PDF: PDF Studio 11.

    Compress: WinRAR, 7ZIP.

    Driver Update: Intel Updater, Driver Pack Solution freewere.

    Burning Tool: Power ISO.

    Hello all,
    I am not advance user but if you guys suggest me I will be glad
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    As Windows 7 RTM is no longer supported, I strongly suggest to install Service Pack 1 for Windows 7. (Service Pack and Update Center - Microsoft Windows)

    A shared PC is more likely to get infected (different people, intentions of use and levels of knowledge). I recommend that the main / primary Administrator account is password-protected, and the remaining accounts are limited to Standard user accounts.

    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free can be used on-demand to scan the regularly, weekly or monthly to check for any signs of unwanted software on the PC. (Free Anti-Malware Detection & Removal Software)

    uBlock Origin for Google Chrome, a fast and efficient ad blocker for browsing the web. (uBlock Origin)

    CCleaner (Slim build) is a quick and easy tool to delete junk files, temporary files and much more. (CCleaner - Builds)

    You can also Learn [MUST READ] How to update your security config without creating a new thread! - Remember to fill in all required fields.


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    Staff member
    Please update your security config with some more detailed and accurate information.
    Members who haphazardly throw together a config to meet giveaway requirements will have their entry removed
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    Level 37
    Hello Mohammad. The exemplary suggestions given also happen to be those which I have followed myself!:) My wife prefers our own Windows 7 SP 1, & fortifies this system with ESET too!;)

    With Chrome, I use the following settings to block 3rd party cookies:
    1. Click the Chrome menu
      on the browser toolbar.
    2. Select Settings.
    3. Click Show advanced settings.
    4. In the "Privacy" section, click the Content settings button.
    5. In the "Cookies" section, you can change the following cookies settings to
      block cookies:
      • You'll see
        in the address bar whenever a cookie has been blocked.
      • Block only third-party cookies: Select the "Block third-party cookies and site data" checkbox.
    Firefox is our favorite browser used on Windows 7, & may prove to be a welcome alternative for you too.
    Choose the independent browser

    An extension which helps establish encrypted connections where they are available is HTTPS Everywhere.
    HTTPS Everywhere

    Thanks for sharing your configuration, so that we could share, in turn, with you!:D
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    Level 61
    One thing to consider is that tweaking the HIPS of ESET may cause trouble if you didn't consult with an experience user. The default protection should be fine already. However if insist then follow the description carefully.

    Have a backup browser in case of any problems with the right extensions to use.
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