Latest changes
Oct 21, 2020
Daily driver
My primary device
Operating system
Windows 10 Home
OS version
20H2 Build 19042.572
System type
64-bit operating system; x64-based processor
Security updates
Automatically allow security and feature updates
Windows UAC
Always notify
Firewall protection
Microsoft Defender Firewall
Account privileges
Standard account
Account type
Sign in with local account
Account log-in
  1. Windows Hello PIN
Exposure to malware
No malware samples are downloaded
Real-time Malware protection
  • Microsoft Defender (tweaked settings via Configure-Defender)
  • Hard_Configurator (Recommended Settings)
RTP configuration
Microsoft Defender Settings:
  • Block At First Sight: enabled
  • Network Protection: enabled
  • Controlled Folder Access: enabled
Periodic scanners
HitmanPro, Norton Power Eraser, AdwCleaner
Browser and Add-ons
Edge: AdGuard, LastPass
Firefox: AdGuard, LastPass
Brave: LastPass, MDBP
Privacy tools and VPN
Adguard for Windows -- O&O Shut Up 10 -- Windscribe Desktop (occasionally)
Password manager
Search engine
Maintenance tools
Shadow Defender, Revo Uninstaller, Process Explorer, Autoruns, Bandizip, VLC-player
Photos and Files backup
Macrium Reflect Free
File Backup schedule
Once or multiple times per week
Backup and Restore
Macrium Reflect Free
Backup schedule
Once or more per week
Computer Activity
  1. Browsing the web and checking emails
  2. Streaming movies, TV shows and music from the Internet
Computer Specifications
ASUS VivoBook 17
Intel Core i5-8250U
Intel UHD Graphics 620