Basic Security - Step 1
There are four elements of security which you absolutely must have, to ensure your documents are safe/private, to ensure that you will not get a computer virus and possibly lose important documents etc.
Basic Security - Step 2
Anti-Virus: If you need antivirus software, you should:
Basic Security - Step 3
Basic Security - Step 4
Ensure your 'firewall' is switched on and working. This will sound hugely technical, but it can easily be confirmed in the Windows XP 'Security Centre' ( click Start > Control Panel > Security Centre). When you visit your computer's 'Security Centre' you will see the On / Off switches there.
There are also free firewalls which you can use instead of the one that comes with Windows XP etc. For example, ZoneAlarm is highly rated and a free version is available from: www.zonelabs.com
Basic Security - General Note & Tutorial
Although teachers are NOT technicians, and although the above instructions are very technical and challenging for the gnáth-múinteoir, we would urge you to get technical support to ensure that the above safeguards are in place.
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