How to open firewall ports in Windows Firewall

It is rare that you should need to manually open a firewall port in Windows Firewall. Usually, when you install a new program and use it for the first time, Windows will offer to add a firewall exception or will trigger a permissions popup the first time the program tries to access the internet. It … Read more

Windows Defender Security Center is getting an upgrade

As a local computer store in a built up area, Dave’s Computers in Hillsborough sees its fair share of infected devices. We tend to recommend the use of third party solutions and for people to not rely on Windows Defender and Windows Firewall alone to protect their data or their computer. That advice may change … Read more