How to Use Action Center in Windows 7

Windows 7 provides enhanced security features to help protect your system, as well as your privacy. The Windows Action Center allows you to view security information about your computer in one place. To use Action Center, follow these five steps.

  1. Select the Start menu button.

  2. Select Control Panel.
    Select Control Panel

  3. Select Action Center.
    Select Action Center

  4. Select the Security section.
    Select Security Section

  5. Here you can review information about your computer, including whether the firewall is turned on.
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