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Windows 7: Need security advice


02 Aug 2012   #1

windows 7 professional 32 bit
 
 
Need security advice

Hello all, i want to secure my desk top PC. beyond the usual password security.

i am interested in Biometric finger print readers and disc encryption.

i am currently running windows 7 pro. with malwarebytes and security essentials.
i have had NO problems with attacks or viruses. this security would be for online and home use.

ideas and suggestions please.


thanks, Dave

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02 Aug 2012   #2

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Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tri-Boot
 
 

Hi Dave,

Truecrypt is a free open-source disk encryption suite. You can completely encrypt partitions, but it is complex and not without risk. Take a look at their tutorials and documentation on the site. Page 33 of the user guide covers full Disk Encryption.
TrueCrypt - Free Open-Source Disk Encryption - Documentation

If you find that too complex, take a look at this, which is a more secure version of simple password security:
SysKey - Create USB Key to Lock or Unlock Windows

Regards,
Golden
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03 Aug 2012   #3

windows 7 professional 32 bit
 
 

Thanks Golden, i will check those out.

Dave
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