SECURITY: Complete silversurfer Laptop Config 2020

Last updated
Oct 21, 2020
About device
Primary device
Operating system
Windows 10
identity
with Local account
Log-in security
Standard user account
Security updates
Automatic - allow all types of updates
Windows UAC
Maximum - always notify
Malware samples
No - malware is not downloaded
Firewall protection
Microsoft Defender Firewall
Real-time malware protection
  • Microsoft Defender (tweaked settings via Configure-Defender)
  • Hard_Configurator (Recommended Settings)
RTP & OS hardening settings
Microsoft Defender Settings:
  • Block At First Sight: enabled
  • Network Protection: enabled
  • Controlled Folder Access: enabled
Periodic scanning
HitmanPro, Norton Power Eraser, AdwCleaner
Edge: AdGuard, LastPass
Firefox: AdGuard, LastPass
Brave: LastPass, MDBP
Optimisation apps
Shadow Defender, Revo Uninstaller, Process Explorer, Autoruns, Bandizip, VLC-player
My Files & Photos backup
Macrium Reflect Free
My Files backup schedule
Manual - every week to the cloud, or local attached storage
Device recovery & settings
Macrium Reflect Free
Device backup schedule
Manual - backups are made in my own time to local attached storage
Computer specifications
ASUS VivoBook 17
Intel Core i5-8250U
Intel UHD Graphics 620
Device activity usage
  1. Generic web browsing
  2. Streaming audio and video content from the Internet