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Guide for Windows 11

LEARN HOW TO INSTALL

WINDOWS 11 IN A PROPER WAY!

Guide for Windows 11

Permanent PERFORMANCE

Maximum stability

Extra high security

In the SIMPLEST way

For everyone, beginners and the experienced! And everyone in between

TODAY, YOU DON'T ACTUALLY NEED TO LOG IN AS AN ADMINISTRATOR, TO BE AN ADMINISTRATOR ON YOUR COMPUTER!

MOST PEOPLE WHO ASK ABOUT THIS GET RECOMMENDED TO INSTALL THIS OR THAT ANTIVIRUS/FIREWALL, SWITCH THIS OR THAT SETTING ON OR OFF, OR ARE EVEN RECOMMENDED TO USE COMMON SENSE!

BUT IS THAT REALLY THE PROPER WAY TO SECURE A COMPUTER?

LETS FIND OUT!

HOW TO SECURE A COMPUTER IN THE BEST WAY!

The question of which antivirus is best is usually actually the question: "How do I protect my computer BEST!"

And to that question, there is only one answer.  (Which does not involve any additional software at all)

NAMELY, THE BEST WAY TO SECURE YOUR PC, IS TO USE WINDOWS CORRECTLY, IN THE WAY THAT WINDOWS IS DESIGNED TO BE USED!

Windows, like any other computer systems, is created to be used with a separate administrator account and using Windows ability to give each user their own private REGULAR useraccount. (You can have several useraccounts in one PC)

The misunderstanding that you always have to sign in to Windows with an Administrator account originates from Windows 3.1, Windows 95, etc.

It was precisely at that time that Windows computers had no built-in security features whatsoever.

And precisely the lack of security features soon became THE reason why the number of viruses, modem hijackers, trojans, etc. for Windows increased enormously every month...
All this thanks to windows lacked any security features that could protect against these.


With Windows NT4, Microsoft introduced a variety of security features into Windows (File security, user groups, rights, and rights for, for example, the different parts of the registry, etc.)


From NT4 ServicePack 6 they created a more fine-grained security, and even then the security model was more similar to that in linux and in mac than it was different.  (=The basis for security is file security, rights, user groups, etc.)

SO NONE OF THESE COMPUTER SYSTEMS ARE REALLY MORE SECURE THAN ANY OTHER.  (The difference in safety is more in how they are used, right or wrong)


In Private Windows computers (and thus the computers that smaller companies without the correct IT department used) everyone always logged in with the Admin account. Based on the incorrect thinking that you MUST log in with your computer's Administrator Account to be an admin on your own computer.


This erroneous thinking became really unfortunate when the Internet became available to the large mass of private individuals.


The combination of these two factors, Everyone is always signed in as admin along with the fact that most people acquired computers & internet, brought with it that Windows was easily affected by all different types of viruses (Trojans, spyware, downloaders, spyware, etc.) built up the foundation of the myth that Microsoft Windows  is an insecure computer system, while the other computer systems, whose installation process created a separate ROOT account and ensured that users received regular user accounts still are considered "safer".


And instead of fixing the problems of improper use of Windows by creating an installation process that automatically created a separate administrator account and, like Linux & Mac, creates regular user accounts for all users of the computer.  Microsoft announced that from Windows Vista it would introduce the UAC function, UserAccountControl.


However, UAC is only a “blocking feature" that in certain events should pop up and ASK the signed in user (whether logged in as an administrator or a regular user) IF the user really wants to accept that the event specified in UAC may occur, and thus removes the risk of something harmful starting
automatically, then UAC at the same time gives the user a chance to think if this really is something that the user SHOULD accept or if it is something unintended that caused the UAC pop-up...


IF the user (Yepp! Even if the user is logged in as a
regular user) chooses to accept the UAC promt, THEN the *whatever it is* will be run with the administrator account rights.


Thanks to UAC, the user never has to log in and out with different accounts, such as in previous Windows versions, but ALL USERS can accept that things are run with the admin account without the users being neither forced to be (insecurely) logged in as an admin, nor forced to log in and out with different rights at all times.


This is exactly how Windows is designed to be used. and this means that you who use a Windows computer always IS an administrator on any computer, regardless of the type of user account you signed in with, as long as you know how to accept the UAC promt...


What is the benefit of using a regular user account?

As a regular user, the user always has the right to start and use every program installed on the computer.  (i.e. all programs installed to C:\Program files, some games, etc. are incorrectly created to be installed directly to C:\, which causes problems when the games' folders get the wrong file rights. So always make sure to that all games and programs you install are installed to C:\Program, so you will avoid problems)


You have the right to view and change/delete all files in your own profile (C:\Users\*your account name) as well as all your computer's SHARED FOLDERS.


All folders that you, as a regular user, do not have the right to change in are folders that are
not intended to be used at all, but belong to Windows itself.


Therefore, as a user, you cannot save files to the Windows folder or its subfolders, for example. (it will only get messy to save files in folders that you then do not remember to back up from before a reinstallation/change of computer)


And it is for the most part the file rights, systems & user rights as well as the computer's registry rights that make your Windows computer at least as secure as a linux or mac is claimed to be.


As with Linux and Mac, the same goes for Windows.

IF you always log in as Admin (in windows) or as ROOT (in linux and mac) then just about all security will disappear, as the computer's built-in security functions are short-circuited.

(The rights of the Admin group will short-circuit all other, normally protective, rights such as file rights and registry rights etc.)


And no! UAC does not "protect" anyone who always logs in with an administrator account (= always has administrator rights)

THE BIGGEST SECURITY ISSUE IN WINDOWS IS THAT USERS INSIST ON ALWAYS HAVING ADMINISTRATORS RIGHTS IN THEIR DAILY USE

OF THEIR COMPUTER!

Why NOT? Do you remember Windows Vista?

Where Microsoft introduced UAC in its original form, where the UAC constantly popped up and demanded approvals.

These constant UAC prompts made Vista users go crazy, and made them want to throw the computer out the window. This made Microsoft to reduce the number of events that activated the UAC, Thus weakening the protective effect of the UAC.


Today UAC protects against so few events that every malware is more or less, programmed to avoid activating UAC, except in absolute emergencies.  

Modern malware take advantage of the fact that you are signed in with an account that has far too high rights and they take advantage of these way too high rights to do what the malware was created to do.


If you instead use your Windows PC the RIGHT WAY and have created a separate admin account and uses a regular user account for yourself that you constantly log in to, none of the malicious code (viruses, Trojans, spyware, etc.) be able to get hold of the rights they need to damage the computer in the way the malware were created to. Thereupon a regular user account WILL actually protect you and your computer BETTER than even the best antivirus program can if you would continue to log in as an admin all the time...


So the answer to the question: Which is the best virus protection?

Is: To always have a separate administrator account and use a regular user account yourself

And NOTE! All antiviruses at least will function that warns you that something malicious is about to happen. And that function alone is well worth taking advantage of, even if you use a regular useraccount! So NOT using an Antivirus is plain stupid!


So it’s only WHEN YOU HAVE CREATED BASIC SECURITY, by having a separate administrator account and using a regular user account yourself, THEN it is time to choose a better antivirus for your computer. Defender is to be seen as something your PC will us for the time in-between you switching from one antivirus to another.  It works so poorly you should not use it otherwise...


And TAKE NOTE! Windows is the only computer system where users themselves choose to always run with admin/root rights.
No users of other computer system, neither linux, mac nor unix etc. will ever run with the computer's ROOT account.

And that's why people think these computer systems are much safer...

If you use Windows in the same way, CORRECTLY, Windows is AT LEAST as secure and protected as linux, mac etc. Much thanks to Windows having regular updates and built-in security features etc.

If you use Windows in the way it was intended (WinGuider helps you with that) your computer will keep its performance much longer, it will become incredibly much more stable and of course the computer will be immensely more secure!