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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!

DO NOT LET YOUR SELF BE FOOLED BY PEOPLE WHO DIRECTLY RECOMMENDS YOU TO INSTALL THIS OR THAT ANTIVIRUS/FIREWALL, OR TO SWITCH THIS OR THAT SETTING ON OR OFF, AND DO NOT EVER BELEIVE PEOPLE WHO RECOMMENDS YOU TO USE COMMON SENSE!

NONE OF THESE WAYS ARE THE PROPER WAY TO SECURE A COMPUTER IN THE BEST WAY? FIND OUT WHY HERE!

HOW TO SECURE A COMPUTER IN THE BEST WAY!

Windows, like any other computer systems, is created to be used with a separate administrator account and through using Windows ability to, in addition to the Admin account, also give give each user (one or more users of the same computer) their own private REGULAR useraccount.

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, because the windows of the time 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 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. This is where you are supposed to save all your private files, other, not so private, are supposed to be saved or copied to your computers SHARED/PUBLIC FOLDERS (C:\USERS\PUBLIC) so other users and other PC´s on the same network may access these.

NOTE! 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 later on will not remember to back up from before a reinstallation/change of computer)

And it´s these file rights, user rights as well as the rights in the registry that for the most part makes your Windows computer to be at least as secure as a linux or mac is claimed to be. But then you, as a user, must utilice these, by not ruin them by using admin-rights all the time. Note! No one (or very very few) uses Mac or linux by beeing signed in with a ROOT-account all the time!)

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)

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 STOP using an administrators account all the time, and to always have a separate administrator account and use a regular user account yourself. Just like WinGuiders help to install Windows in the BEST way makes sure that you will do!

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

OF THEIR COMPUTER! THIS RUINS THE SECURITY!

And NOTE! All antiviruses will at least warn you that something malicious is gioing on. 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 use 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!


WinGuider.se will help you install Windows to your computer in the best way, a way that will allow your computer 1: to maintain its performance for years to come! 2: Gets maximum reliability and 3: becomes extremely much safer (more protected against viruses & hackers etc. Attacks)


WinGuider USES THE WORLD'S EASIEST WAY TO "HARDEN" YOUR WINDOWS PC! (But with professional methods that make it easier for YOU)

Hardening your Windows 10 PC means configuring Windows security settings. This is to reduce the possibilities for viruses, hackers, ransomware, etc. to attack your computer, worth knowing is that this also reduces the risk that you yourself could commit a mistake that could damage your computer's function or security! An added benefit is that your PC gets maximum operational stability & retains its performance much longer!

Well to consider whether you play PC games or have a "slow" computer.. After all, everyone really wants their computer to be as fast, stable and secure as possible!

You can think about security for your computer much like you would think about security for your own home.

Hardening (securing) your computer is like closing the doors to your home and checking that they are locked. You do this to make it harder for attackers (malware and hackers, etc.) to break in.


Sure, it can be convenient to leave the front door of your home unlocked or even wide open all the time. Then you avoid the hassle of carrying around keys and you don't even have to push down the door handle when you come or go.


But, isn't this totally against the common sense we live by every day?

"We learn from a young age to always close the door and lock it when we leave our home”.

Leaving your front door wide open is like an invitation for anyone to enter your home. You make yourself an easy target for burglary. And it's just the same in your computer!


The equivalent of this improper convenience in your computer, is that you always use an Administrator account for your daily use of the computer. This must be avoided, if you want to take control of your computer (which usually stores lots of personal, private, data that should not go astray),


NOTE! It´s so that you can get and always maintain control of your own computer, that the UNIQUE help files in WinGuider's installation guides make sure to, completely automatically, to both create a separate, dedicated administrator account (named PCAdmin) and 2 separate user accounts. In the fastest, easiest and most secure way possible!


The first useraccount is called "Owner" and is to be used by the computer owner, the second is called "RISK" and is a common protected user account intended to be used just when you want to check things that you are unsure about.

For example, you can use the RISK account to download torrent files, follow links that you are unsure of, open USB drives that are not your own, etc. I.e. you

Since this "RISK" account is 100% separated from your regular user account "owner", no malware from the RISK account will spread to your regular user account, unless you choose to accept some UAC promts while logged in as "RISK", of course.. Such a thing is NOT recommended..


If you want to transfer files from your user account "Owner" to the "risk" account, you can do it most easily by using the computer's built-in "SHARED FOLDERS" as shown HERE: https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-public-folder-in-windows-3506906

For example, you can paste links into Notepad and save as a txt file in the folder for: Shared downloads and open the txt-file once you signed in with the RISK-account.


The computer's "Shared/Public Folders" are used because they allow different user accounts on the same computer to access the same files. After all, the ones you store in "My Documents", Downloads, pictures, etc. are private and cannot be accessed from other user accounts, therefore you should use your computer's "Shared Folders" to transfer files between your computer's RISK account and your private account..

NOTE! ALWAYS SCAN DOWNLOADED FILES WITH YOUR ANTIVIRUS PROGRAM BEFORE OPENING/RUNNING ANY DOWNLOADED FILE! OK!


SO THE BEST AND EASIEST WAY TO "HARDEN" (SECURE YOUR COMPUTER) IS NOT TO LOG IN WITH THE COMPUTER'S ADMINISTRATOR ACCOUNT, BUT TO ALWAYS USE A REGULAR (SECURE) USER ACCOUNT!


SO! HOW CAN THIS IMPROVE THE SECURITY OF WINDOWS!

Many of the settings or features we have on our computers work like doors do in your home.

There are several different entrances and ways to access your computer, think of these as if these were doors that you can choose to close and lock or that you can leave completely wide open! If you leave all these doors open and unlocked, your home becomes very vulnerable, in that anyone, at any time, can go in and do whatever they want!

The difference is that if you do so in your home, the intruders root through your dresser drawers, cabinets and steal your television and computers, tablets, mobiles, jewelry, while the intruders on your computer can steal all your data (private pictures/movies and documents, etc.) and all your personal details such as your online passwords, your email accounts, social media accounts,  gaming accounts, etc.


Such a computer, where the intruders can rumble around uninhibitedly and steal all this, is equivalent to always logging in with an administrator account.

You yourself then have UNNECESSARILY HIGH RIGHTS and PERMISSIONS that all malware and all hackers will exploit to more easily get into your computer and root around, often without you even noticing anything!


If you instead want to close and lock all doors for the intruders (but not yourself) then you need to start using a regular protected user account (something that WinGuider's installation help helps you do in the fastest and easiest way) so just by having switched from "always administrator login to logging in as a regular (protected) user, you have in the easiest and fastest way taken the opportunity to "close and lock" all these doors for the intruders. This way they can't usurp admin rights anymore.


NOTE! If malware or hackers etc. manage to gain access to your computer when you are logged in with an administrator account, it means that they can steal or delete ALL your & other users' data. They can easily encrypt your hard drive with ransomware and threaten to erase everything in your computer if you don't pay a ransom.

They can install malware that damages your entire computer's system & even affecting other users. And, they can connect to any computer on your home network and cause extensive damage to all computer devices connected to the home network.


For this reason, it is strongly recommended that you always use a regular protected user account for your daily use.

The UAC function makes sure that you ARE admin all the time as long as you can enter the correct password in the UAC prompt, you then "become" Admin without having to log in and out with different accounts all the time..


If you take the help of WinGuider's installation help, you will have both a separate, dedicated administrator account right from the start and use a secure user account yourself.  

That way, you no longer give the bad guys a head start. You fight them at the gate, as they say.


YOU will then have CONTROL over YOUR COMPUTER, something you actually do not have if you always log in with the computer's administrator account on a daily basis.

Having the administrator account separately (on the side) will help you if you experience problems with your account, e.g. if a "hacker" managed to change your password and you can't log in to your account anymore..


Just by stopping to always logging in to the computer with its administrator account and instead use a regular, secure, user account, you protect your computer much better from attacks & malware than, for example, even the best antivirus software can when you are admin all the time! Of course, WinGuider recommends that you use an antivirus program anyway, while logging in with a regular secure user account.


In addition, WinGuider recommends that you use the so-called. "WinGuider method" of creating much more secure passwords, which at the same time are easier to enter and to remember.

You only need to come up with a sentence with AT LEAST 8 words and use 1 letter in each word as the password.
The sentence "My cat Mjau has black and white fur" then gives the password: McMhbawf OR McMhb&wf depending on how you enter it. The WinGuider method is easy, and easy to apply, even for young children as for older people..


If you then add an identifier for what the password applies to, you make the passwords much more secure, e.g. he password to your computer will be: Computer-McMhbawf, the password to facebook will then be: face-McMhbawf, the password for your mobile's e-mail account: Phone-McMhbawf. etc.


You use the "same password" for all your services, but still completely different! Simple yet much more secure than the passwords used by people today: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_the_most_common_passwords


ALL THESE BENEFITS ARE INCLUDED IN WinGuider's installation help, WITHOUT THE NEED TO

HAVE EXTRA KNOWLEDGE YOURSELF!

Everything is quick & easy as the installation is partially automated, so you avoid all the little more complicated stuff!

Via WinGuider, you no longer suffer from the flaws in Windows' faulty installation process & you get WINDOWS, THE WAY WINDOWS SHOULD BE!

And regarding the fact that the computer displays advertisements for things you just searched the Internet for! This is because your privacy settings allow advertising companies to collect ALL BROWSING TRAFFIC from your computer.. WinGuider recommends privacy settings that stop this. Plus recommend an add-on that stops virtually all advertising! (These adblock-extensions only prevent the ads from beeing displayed, but they don't stop the advertising companies from collecting data, which WinGuider's proper privacy settings actually will do!)


Your computer stays fast for longer. Your computer becomes more stable, you avoid unwanted reboots, error messages, etc. And above all, it becomes much safer, the risk of severe viruses, Trojan-infections knocking your computer out decreases very sharply.. At the same time, your computer is as easy to use as always. All Windows features and programs work just as usual, just more stable and faster!


WinGuider even indicates in setup help and detailed how you can create even more correct user accounts on your computer. To e.g. your children, your partner, etc. If you so need.


NOTE! The installation help that you get via WinGuider is CREATED for and IS AIMED AT private individuals who want assistance to install (REINSTALL) their computer yourself. Therefore, it is very clear and easy to understand, you get PDF files with a complete installation guide.


You read one line at a time, so that you perform one line at a time, you can't get it wrong! (Not if you actually read line by line and perform what is written on each line)

WinGuider additionally includes PRO help in the form of UNIQUE help files that are used and that perform thousands of small and large changes in your computer in SECONDS, you barely notice it.


Your computer will be installed just right, in the fastest way! And you will learn more about your computer while installing it. You will be more confident as a computer user and who knows! Maybe you'll even be the one to help your friends with their computers?


And if you buy an installation guide, you can use it for ALL computers that are owned - used by people who are registered with you. Great if your kids & e.g. your partner has their own computers, all of them get exactly equally well installed, in the correct way that guarantees performance, stability and safety!




The question that you actually ask is: "How do I protect my computer in the BEST WAY POSSIBLE!"

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 BEST, IS TO INSTALL AND USE WINDOWS CORRECTLY, IN THE WAY THAT WINDOWS IS DESIGNED TO BE USED!