How to protect your files on a PC. 6 different ways of keeping your private stuff, private. What they are good for and when to use them.
PC Security Guides
Computer security can’t be taken too lightly. It’s not like the old days. You really do have to keep your wits about you.
How to encrypt any file or folder on your Windows PC. Step by step guide to password protecting your data. Keep your sensitive info private.
Encrypt your USB drives with BitLocker To Go. Protect the data on your removable storage drives by adding a password.
Step by step guide to running BitLocker without a TPM. You’ll need to change a setting withing the Group Policy Editor, but it isn’t difficult to do.
BitLocker is Microsoft’s own encryption software that you can use to protect the data on your PC. If you’ve got Windows 10 Pro or 11 Pro it’s fairly easy to enable BitLocker.
How to hide a file or folder inside an image. Hide a secret file, such as a passwords list or diary, inside an ordinary picture file.
2 easy ways to quickly hide a folder from view in Windows 10 & 11. No extra software needed. Hide a password list, diary, bank statements
How to install & update Bitdefender Free Anti Virus. Step by step guide to installing Bitdefender Free AV. Better than Windows Security..
How to copy and paste files or folders to a USB drive. A complete step-by-step guide to transferring your files onto a USB stick.
Enable Windows reputation-based protection. Block unwanted programs from installing on your computer. Window Security settings to stop…
How to use the Google Chrome password manager. Save, view, update, delete and export your passwords. Step by step guide to using..
How to scan your computer for virus/malware using Avast One anti virus. Manual, on demand scans, quick scans, deep scans, boot time scans
How to backup and restore the Windows registry. Step by step guide. The Windows registry is critical to the health of your computer..
What is phishing? What are phishing emails, how can you spot them, how can you protect yourself from them? Includes a real example of how..
Common sense guide to Anti-Virus software. Beginners computer course. What should you install? Can you get it for free? Is it any good?
How to use Microsoft Windows Security Antivirus. Scan your computer for malware and set up ransomware protection.
What is a computer backup? Well there’s different types of backups but essentially it’s just making a copy. A copy of some files…
How to use the File History backup tool in Windows 10 & Windows 11. The File History service in Windows backups up your files to an external
How to use System Restore in both Windows 10 & 11. You can use system restore to return your computer to an earlier point in time…
How to create a Windows system image backup. Windows 10 & 11. Backup your entire computer to an external hard disk. Step by step guide..
How to create a Windows recovery drive. Create a bootable USB drive to repair your Windows 10 & Windows 11 computer.
Why should you use strong passwords for your online accounts? How can anyone guess Password123? Let me show you what’s really happening.
How to use Malwarebytes to scan your PC. In this guide, we’re using the free version of Malwarebytes to scan & clean a PC.
How to use Google Drive cloud storage to backup your files. Google allows 15 GB of free space to store files & folders. Why not use it…
How to restore your files from a Windows Backup. So you’ve made your backups, now you’ve lost a file, how do you get it back? First we…
How to install the new Avast One free antivirus, updated for 2022. Step by step guide from downloading to installing and setting up privacy..
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