Programming4us
         
 
 
Windows

Windows 7 : Configuring Windows Defender to Scan Email

12/14/2010 8:53:06 AM
The evil known as spyware usually infects a PC by luring an unsuspecting user to a malicious website that either uses a script to infect an unprotected browser, or uses a pop-up window to dupe the user into clicking a button that installs the malware (a so-called drive-by download). However, spyware crackers also ship out their wares as email attachments. The Windows Live Mail antivirus settings should thwart this kind of thing, but for an extra line of defense you can also configure Windows Defender to scan email messages. Here’s how to set this up:
1.
Select Start, type defend, and then press Enter to open Windows Defender.

2.
Click Tools.

3.
Click Options. The Options dialog box appears.

4.
Click Advanced.

5.
Activate the Scan E-mail check box.

6.
Click Save.
Other -----------------
- Windows 7 : Protecting Yourself Against Email Viruses
- Windows 7 : Understand Internet Explorer’s Advanced Security Options
- SOA with .NET and Windows Azure : WCF Services - Overview
- SOA with .NET and Windows Azure : Web Services (ASMX and WSE)
- Windows 7 : Enhancing Your Browsing Security (part 6) - Managing Add-Ons
- Windows 7 : Enhancing Your Browsing Security (part 5) - Encoding Addresses to Prevent IDN Spoofing
- Windows 7 : Enhancing Your Browsing Security (part 4) - Thwarting Phishers with the SmartScreen Filter
- Windows 7 : Enhancing Your Browsing Security (part 3) - Changing a Zone’s Security Level
- Windows 7 : Enhancing Your Browsing Security (part 2) - Adding and Removing Zone Sites
- Windows 7 : Enhancing Your Browsing Security (part 1) - Blocking Pop-Up Windows
- Windows 7 : Configuring Internet Explorer Security - Enhancing Your Browsing Privacy (part 4) - InPrivate Browsing and Filtering
- Windows 7 : Configuring Internet Explorer Security - Enhancing Your Browsing Privacy (part 3) - Enhancing Online Privacy by Managing Cookies
- Windows 7 : Configuring Internet Explorer Security - Enhancing Your Browsing Privacy (part 2) - Clearing the Address Bar List
- Windows 7 : Configuring Internet Explorer Security - Enhancing Your Browsing Privacy (part 1)
- Windows 7 : Managing Windows Firewall (part 2)
- Windows 7 : Managing Windows Firewall (part 1)
- Windows 7 : Checking Your Computer’s Security Settings (part 2)
- Windows 7 : Checking Your Computer’s Security Settings (part 1)
- Securing Windows 7 : Thwarting Snoops and Crackers (part 2) - Locking Your Computer Manually, Automatically
- Securing Windows 7 : Thwarting Snoops and Crackers (part 1) - First, Some Basic Precautions
 
 
Most View
- SQL Azure Backup Strategies (part 2)
- Developing an SEO-Friendly Website : Creating an Optimal Information Architecture (part 2)
- Windows Server 2008 : Configuring IIS Security (part 4) - Configuring Feature Delegation
- Programming Windows Azure : Table Operations - Updating Entities
- Exchange Server 2010 : Planning for Unified Messaging (part 3)
- Working with the SharePoint 2010 Management Shell (part 3) - Working with Objects
- Windows Server Backup Volume Recovery (part 1) - Windows Server 2008 R2 Data Volume Recovery
- Migrating Databases and Data to SQL Azure (part 1) - Generate and Publish Scripts Wizard
- Windows 7 Improvements for Hardware and Driver Troubleshooting
- Context and Interception : Custom Component Services (part 2) - The Logbook Service
Top 10
- Implementing Edge Services for an Exchange Server 2007 Environment : Utilizing the Basic Sender and Recipient Connection Filters (part 3) - Configuring Recipient Filtering
- Implementing Edge Services for an Exchange Server 2007 Environment : Utilizing the Basic Sender and Recipient Connection Filters (part 2)
- Implementing Edge Services for an Exchange Server 2007 Environment : Utilizing the Basic Sender and Recipient Connection Filters (part 1)
- Implementing Edge Services for an Exchange Server 2007 Environment : Installing and Configuring the Edge Transport Server Components
- What's New in SharePoint 2013 (part 7) - BCS
- What's New in SharePoint 2013 (part 6) - SEARCH
- What's New in SharePoint 2013 (part 6) - WEB CONTENT MANAGEMENT
- What's New in SharePoint 2013 (part 5) - ENTERPRISE CONTENT MANAGEMENT
- What's New in SharePoint 2013 (part 4) - WORKFLOWS
- What's New in SharePoint 2013 (part 3) - REMOTE EVENTS