Well while there are so many paid antivirus software out there, there are also the so called free versions which are pretty good, notably the Microsoft security essentials and the Avira antivirus software.
You can download the Microsoft essentials from this link here. Make sure to choose the bit of your operating system, there are 64 bit and 32 bit operating system.
You can download the free version of avira from this link here. Please make sure to choose the one that says Avira Antivirus.By the way the avira is my pick, i have used this personally for a very long time.. Please give it a try and you will not be disappointed!
Here you will learn how to manage the power option on Windows 7 so that it doesn’t hibernate when you close the lid and all that. Make sure to click ok and apply each time you make changes otherwise the changes would be lost
This concludes the tutorial on power mode management.
You should be able to manage the Windows update without worrying about Windows delaying you or shutting down on you when it is being used. The screenshot below depicts how this is managed on Windows 10, but it might defer based on individual preferences. You can disable the Windows update, however this is not recommended especially if you are a home user, you can always re-enable the Windows update.
Next you will change the active hours, from there you can choose what time of the day you prefer for Windows update to start.
For advance users, the Windows update on Windows 10 can be disabled and re-enabled
anytime, the process is shown below. Note that by holding the Windows and the X keys on the keyboard will show the menu below
Click on run and type services.msc
Next you will scroll down to find the Windows update, once found double click on it and choose “disabled” as shown below.
Sometimes you will need to tell the Windows when and what time to download the windows updates, by default, the Windows’s update is set to download and install automatically.
But i will show you how to manage the updates on Windows 7 and Windows 10 especially if you are a student and probably have some school work to do, even if you are a business owner trying to catch up and go home at the weekend or probably doing something on excel worksheet.
So let’s us look at this on Windows 7
This is how to find out the version of Windows.
On Windows 10 Right Click on the left and click on the system see screenshot below
Then the next screen appears, see the screenshot below
You can also see the type of processor and the system type.The screenshot below depicts how this is done on windows 7
Right Click on the Computer icon and navigate to properties, the screenshot below depicts the version and the system type.
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