Computer security questions and answers

Updated: 05/05/2017 by Computer Hope
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CH000131 Enabling and disabling the password prompt for Windows 95 and 98.
CH000172 I lost my password is there a way to get the 2000 admin password?
CH000235 How to clear an unknown BIOS password.
CH000300 Computer Passwords
CH000464 How to prevent unauthorized computer access.
CH000507 How can I protect myself while online?
CH000536 Disabling the Windows XP login prompt for password.
CH000559 Is Facebook safe?
CH000628 Prevent a forgotten password in Windows XP.
CH000705 How do I password protect my files and folders in Windows?
CH000767 How do I change my username or password?
CH000806 How can I hack someone or something?
CH001530 Why do people hack computers?
CH000881 Can a web page get my e-mail address or other personal information?
CH000907 How do I disable the firewall program installed on my computer?
CH001011 What can I do if my computer or laptop was stolen or lost?
CH001012 Steps in preventing computer theft or making it less painful.
CH001109 How do I use the Computer Hope process tool?
CH001110 How do I use Trend Micro HijackThis?
CH001138 If I have a firewall do I need an antivirus?
CH001140 How do I know what websites I can trust?
CH001209 Is online banking safe?
CH001210 What is a safe way to remember my passwords?
CH001228 What to look for when buying computer hardware and software.
CH001252 How can I tell if a CD or DVD is fake?
CH001258 Can I get a virus from Facebook or MySpace?
CH001273 Should I disable the Windows Firewall if I install another one?
CH001296 How do I know if my computer has been hacked?
CH001297 Help my e-mail address has been hacked.
CH001298 Help my Twitter account has been hacked.
CH001299 Help my Facebook page has been hacked.
CH001385 Does Microsoft call about computer being infected with virus?
CH001539 What should I do if I've been hacked?
CH001601 How can I securely delete computer file?
CH001615 How do I write-protect files and folders?
CH001643 How to remove DSO exploit.
CH001756 How to protect my webcam from being hacked.
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