With this Microsoft Fixit automatically diagnose and fix common security setting on Windows, keeping your PC more secure and reliable.

Malware protection

What it fixes...
  • Checks Windows Firewall configuration and repairs as needed.
  • Checks Windows policies to determine bad settings in the Windows Registry.
  • Checks status of antivirus.
  • Checks Internet Explorer privacy setting to determine how cookies are handled.
  • Checks Windows Update to ensure computer is kept current and secure.
  • Resets Remote Registry back to default to prevent remote modification.
  • Resets User Account Control to default to prevent unauthorized changes to computer.
  • Clears Internet Explorer history and cache.
  • Checks if Internet Explorer is up to date

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