Hide 'Run As Administrator' is off. Set Block PowerShell Script = OFF due to some scripts like UpdateHub (Recommended_Enhanced profile blocks powershell.exe and powershell_ise.exe under Block Sponsors which blocks PowerShell scripts from running with standard rights).
- Run as a 'standard user' by default, using Rus As for admin
- FirewallHardening with all LOLBins and MS Office selected
PatchMyPC and RuckZuck for software updates
Autoruns, Process Explorer configured to check virtustotal.com
File and Photo backup
EaseUS - copy saved on portable USB drive kept disconnected when not copying images to it
Browsing to popular websites
Working from home
Making audio/video calls
Opening email attachments
Buying from online stores, entering banks card details
Logging into my bank account
Downloading software and files from reputable sites
Streaming audio/video content from trusted sites or paid subscriptions
2020 Dell XPS Laptop. Intel CPU and GPU. 16GB RAM. 256GB SSD.
15/10/23: Replaced SUMo with PatchMyPC, UpdateHub and RuckZuck (they don't cover as many applications)
16/10/23: - Disabled Memory Integrity protection due to VMWare Workstation requirements.
Adjusted setting in Hard_Configurator, slightly decreasing protection, due to compatibility type issues.
Added Bitdefender Traffic Light extension and AdGuard VPN.